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Spina Bifida

Known as: Spinal Dysraphisms, Bifida, Spina, Spinal Myelocele 
Congenital defects of closure of one or more vertebral arches, which may be associated with malformations of the spinal cord, nerve roots, congenital… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The worldwide incidence of neural tube defects (NTDs) ranges from 1.0 to 10.0 per 1,000 births with almost equal frequencies… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE Prenatal diagnosis of open spina bifida is carried out by ultrasound examination in the second trimester of pregnancy… 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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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
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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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Impairment of folate and cobalamin (vitamin B(12)) metabolism has been observed in families with neural tube defects (NTDs… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Periconceptional folate supplementation reduces the risk of neural-tube defects. We studied the frequency of the 677C-->T… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We hypothesize that the neurologic deficit associated with open spina bifida is not directly caused by the primary defect but… 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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1983
Highly Cited
1983
Abstract Centuries ago, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) was considered the result of possession by outside forces and was… Expand
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