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Anencephaly

Known as: Anencephaly [Disease/Finding], Brain Congenital Absence, Anencephalia 
A malformation of the nervous system caused by failure of the anterior neuropore to close. Infants are born with intact spinal cords, cerebellums… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND The National Birth Defects Prevention Network collects state-specific birth defects surveillance data for annual… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND The prevalence of NTDs in the US declined significantly after mandatory folic acid fortification; however, it is not… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND In the United States, birth defects affect approximately 3% of all births, are a leading cause of infant mortality… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Objective. In an effort to reduce the occurrence of neural tube defects (NTDs), folic acid fortification of US enriched grain… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVES To assess at a population-based level the frequency with which severe structural congenital malformations are detected… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Daily consumption of 400 microg of folic acid before conception and during early pregnancy dramatically reduces the… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Each year spina bifida and anencephaly, the two most common forms of neural-tube defects, occur in 1 in 1000 pregnancies in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
THE retinoic acid-inducible transcription factor AP-2 is expressed in epithelial and neural crest cell lineages during murine… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
A randomised double-blind prevention trial with a factorial design was conducted at 33 centres in seven countries to determine… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
A working definition of pulmonary hypoplasia (PH) was established by retrospective assessment of lung growth both in recognised… Expand
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