International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects

Surveillance and Research.
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  1. Wertelecki W, Yevtushok L, Kuznietsov I, Komov O, Lapchenko S, Akhmedzanova D, Ostapchuk L. Chornobyl, radiation, neural tube defects, and microcephaly. Eur J Med Genet. 2018 Sep;61(9):556-563. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmg.2018.06.005. Epub 2018 Jun 13. PubMed PMID: 29908351.
  2. Morris JK, Garne E, Loane M, Addor MC, Barisic I, Bianchi F, Gatt M, Lanzoni M, Lynch C, Mokoroa O, Nelen V, Neville A, O'Mahony MT, Randrianaivo-Ranjatoelina H, Rissmann A, Tucker D, de Walle HEK, Zymak-Zakutnia N, Rankin J. Prevalence of valproate syndrome in Europe from 2005 to 2014: A registry based multi-centre study. Eur J Med Genet. 2018 Sep;61(9):479-482. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmg.2018.05.008. Epub 2018 May 18. PubMed PMID: 29753923.
  3. Barisic I, Boban L, Akhmedzhanova D, Bergman JEH, Cavero-Carbonell C, Grinfelde I, Materna-Kiryluk A, Latos-Bielenska A, Randrianaivo H, Zymak-Zakutnya N, Sansovic I, Lanzoni M, Morris JK. Beckwith Wiedemann syndrome: A population-based study on prevalence, prenatal diagnosis, associated anomalies and survival in Europe. Eur J Med Genet. 2018 Sep;61(9):499-507. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmg.2018.05.014. Epub 2018 May 31. PubMed PMID: 29753922.
  4. Garne E, Rissmann A, Addor MC, Barisic I, Bergman J, Braz P, Cavero-Carbonell C, Draper ES, Gatt M, Haeusler M, Klungsoyr K, Kurinczuk JJ, Lelong N, Luyt K, Lynch C, O'Mahony MT, Mokoroa O, Nelen V, Neville AJ, Pierini A, Randrianaivo H, Rankin J, Rouget F, Schaub B, Tucker D, Verellen-Dumoulin C, Wellesley D, Wiesel A, Zymak-Zakutnia N, Lanzoni M, Morris JK. Epidemiology of septo-optic dysplasia with focus on prevalence and maternal age - A EUROCAT study. Eur J Med Genet. 2018 Sep;61(9):483-488. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmg.2018.05.010. Epub 2018 May 10. PubMed PMID: 29753093.
  5. Bodnar TS, Raineki C, Wertelecki W, Yevtushok L, Plotka L, Zymak-Zakutnya N, Honerkamp-Smith G, Wells A, Rolland M, Woodward TS, Coles CD, Kable JA, Chambers CD, Weinberg J; Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (CIFASD). Altered maternal immune networks are associated with adverse child neurodevelopment: Impact of alcohol consumption during pregnancy. Brain Behav Immun. 2018 Oct;73:205-215. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2018.05.004. Epub 2018 May 5. PubMed PMID: 29738852.
  6. Sowell KD, Uriu-Adams JY, Van de Water J, Chambers CD, Coles CD, Kable JA, Yevtushok L, Zymak-Zakutnya N, Wertelecki W, Keen CL; Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (CIFASD). Implications of altered maternal cytokine concentrations on infant outcomes in children with prenatal alcohol exposure. Alcohol. 2018 May;68:49-58. doi: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2017.08.006. Epub 2017 Aug 12. PubMed PMID: 29453023; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5820219.
  7. Given JE, Loane M, Garne E, Nelen V, Barisic I, Randrianaivo H, Khoshnood B, Wiesel A, Rissmann A, Lynch C, Neville AJ, Pierini A, Bakker M, Klungsoyr K, Latos Bielenska A, Cavero-Carbonell C, Addor MC, Zymak-Zakutnya N, Tucker D, Dolk H. Gastroschisis in Europe - A Case-malformed-Control Study of Medication and Maternal Illness during Pregnancy as Risk Factors. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2017 Nov;31(6):549-559. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12401. Epub 2017 Aug 25. PubMed PMID: 28841756.
  8. Groen H, Bouman K, Pierini A, Rankin J, Rissmann A, Haeusler M, Yevtushok L, Loane M, Erwich JJHM, de Walle HEK. Stillbirth and neonatal mortality in pregnancies complicated by major congenital anomalies: Findings from a large European cohort. Prenat Diagn. 2017 Nov;37(11):1100-1111. doi: 10.1002/pd.5148. Epub 2017 Oct 6. PubMed PMID: 28837248.
  9. Boyle B, Addor MC, Arriola L, Barisic I, Bianchi F, Csáky-Szunyogh M, de Walle HEK, Dias CM, Draper E, Gatt M, Garne E, Haeusler M, Källén K, Latos-Bielenska A, McDonnell B, Mullaney C, Nelen V, Neville AJ, O'Mahony M, Queisser-Wahrendorf A, Randrianaivo H, Rankin J, Rissmann A, Ritvanen A, Rounding C, Tucker D, Verellen-Dumoulin C, Wellesley D, Wreyford B, Zymak-Zakutnia N, Dolk H. Estimating Global Burden of Disease due to congenital anomaly: an analysis of European data. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2018 Jan;103(1):F22-F28. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2016-311845. Epub 2017 Jun 30. PubMed PMID: 28667189; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5750368.
  10. Carlson CR Jr, Uriu-Adams JY, Chambers CD, Yevtushok L, Zymak-Zakutnya N, Chan PH, Schafer JJ, Wertelecki W, Keen CL. Vitamin D Deficiency in Pregnant Ukrainian Women: Effects of Alcohol Consumption on Vitamin D Status. J Am Coll Nutr. 2017 Jan;36(1):44-56. doi: 10.1080/07315724.2016.1174091. PubMed PMID: 28169608; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5478197.
  11. Mesa DA, Kable JA, Coles CD, Jones KL, Yevtushok L, Kulikovsky Y, Wertelecki W, Coleman TP, Chambers CD; CIFASD. The Use of Cardiac Orienting Responses as an Early and Scalable Biomarker of Alcohol-Related Neurodevelopmental Impairment. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2017 Jan;41(1):128-138. doi: 10.1111/acer.13261. Epub 2016 Nov 24. PubMed PMID: 27883195; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5205554.
  12. Balaraman S, Schafer JJ, Tseng AM, Wertelecki W, Yevtushok L, Zymak-Zakutnya N, Chambers CD, Miranda RC. Plasma miRNA Profiles in Pregnant Women Predict Infant Outcomes following Prenatal Alcohol Exposure. PLoS One. 2016 Nov 9;11(11):e0165081. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0165081. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27828986; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5102408.
  13. Wertelecki W, Chambers CD, Yevtushok L, Zymak-Zakutnya N, Sosyniuk Z, Lapchenko S, Ievtushok B, Akhmedzhanova D, Komov O. Chornobyl 30 years later: Radiation, pregnancies, and developmental anomalies in Rivne, Ukraine. Eur J Med Genet. 2017 Jan;60(1):2-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmg.2016.09.019. Epub 2016 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 27697599.
  14. Montag AC, Hull AD, Yevtushok L, Zymak-Zakutnya N, Sosyniuk Z, Dolhov V, Jones KL, Wertelecki W, Chambers CD; CIFASD. Second-Trimester Ultrasound as a Tool for Early Detection of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2016 Nov;40(11):2418-2425. doi: 10.1111/acer.13232. Epub 2016 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 27688069; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5104277.
  15. Kable JA, Coles CD, Jones KL, Yevtushok L, Kulikovsky Y, Wertelecki W, Chambers CD; CIFASD. Cardiac Orienting Responses Differentiate the Impact of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure in Ukrainian Toddlers. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2016 Nov;40(11):2377-2384. doi: 10.1111/acer.13221. Epub 2016 Sep 21. PubMed PMID: 27650880; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5073038.
  16. Bandoli G, Coles CD, Kable JA, Wertelecki W, Granovska IV, Pashtepa AO, Chambers CD; CIFASD. Assessing the Independent and Joint Effects of Unmedicated Prenatal Depressive Symptoms and Alcohol Consumption in Pregnancy and Infant Neurodevelopmental Outcomes. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2016 Jun;40(6):1304-11. doi: 10.1111/acer.13081. Epub 2016 Apr 30. PubMed PMID: 27129610; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4889502.
  17. Wertelecki W, Koerblein A, Ievtushok B, Zymak-Zakutnia N, Komov O, Kuznietsov I, Lapchenko S, Sosyniuk Z. Elevated congenital anomaly rates and incorporated cesium-137 in the Polissia region of Ukraine. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2016 Mar;106(3):194-200. doi: 10.1002/bdra.23476. Epub 2016 Feb 12. PubMed PMID: 26871487.
  18. Kable JA, Coles CD, Keen CL, Uriu-Adams JY, Jones KL, Yevtushok L, Kulikovsky Y, Wertelecki W, Pedersen TL, Chambers CD; CIFASD. The impact of micronutrient supplementation in alcohol-exposed pregnancies on information processing skills in Ukrainian infants. Alcohol. 2015 Nov;49(7):647-56. doi: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2015.08.005. Epub 2015 Sep 25. PubMed PMID: 26493109; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4636447.
  19. Springett A, Wellesley D, Greenlees R, Loane M, Addor MC, Arriola L, Bergman J, Cavero-Carbonell C, Csaky-Szunyogh M, Draper ES, Garne E, Gatt M, Haeusler M, Khoshnood B, Klungsoyr K, Lynch C, Dias CM, McDonnell R, Nelen V, O'Mahony M, Pierini A, Queisser-Luft A, Rankin J, Rissmann A, Rounding C, Stoianova S, Tuckerz D, Zymak-Zakutnia N, Morris JK. Congenital anomalies associated with trisomy 18 or trisomy 13: A registry-based study in 16 European countries, 2000-2011. Am J Med Genet A. 2015 Dec;167A(12):3062-9. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.37355. Epub 2015 Sep 8. PubMed PMID: 26347425.
  20. Coles CD, Kable JA, Keen CL, Jones KL, Wertelecki W, Granovska IV, Pashtepa AO, Chambers CD; CIFASD. Dose and Timing of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Maternal Nutritional Supplements: Developmental Effects on 6-Month-Old Infants. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Dec;19(12):2605-14. doi: 10.1007/s10995-015-1779-x. PubMed PMID: 26164422; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4644455.
  21. Bergman JE, Loane M, Vrijheid M, Pierini A, Nijman RJ, Addor MC, Barisic I, Béres J, Braz P, Budd J, Delaney V, Gatt M, Khoshnood B, Klungsøyr K, Martos C, Mullaney C, Nelen V, Neville AJ, O'Mahony M, Queisser-Luft A, Randrianaivo H, Rissmann A, Rounding C, Tucker D, Wellesley D, Zymak-Zakutnia N, Bakker MK, de Walle HE. Epidemiology of hypospadias in Europe: a registry-based study. World J Urol. 2015 Dec;33(12):2159-67. doi: 10.1007/s00345-015-1507-6. Epub 2015 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: 25712311; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4655014.
  22. McGivern MR, Best KE, Rankin J, Wellesley D, Greenlees R, Addor MC, Arriola L, de Walle H, Barisic I, Beres J, Bianchi F, Calzolari E, Doray B, Draper ES, Garne E, Gatt M, Haeusler M, Khoshnood B, Klungsoyr K, Latos-Bielenska A, O'Mahony M, Braz P, McDonnell B, Mullaney C, Nelen V, Queisser-Luft A, Randrianaivo H, Rissmann A, Rounding C, Sipek A, Thompson R, Tucker D, Wertelecki W, Martos C. Epidemiology of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in Europe: a register-based study. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2015 Mar;100(2):F137-44. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-306174. Epub 2014 Nov 19. PubMed PMID: 25411443.
  23. Wertelecki W, Yevtushok L, Zymak-Zakutnia N, Wang B, Sosyniuk Z, Lapchenko S, Hobart HH. Blastopathies and microcephaly in a Chornobyl impacted region of Ukraine. Congenit Anom (Kyoto). 2014 Aug;54(3):125-49. doi: 10.1111/cga.12051. PubMed PMID: 24666273; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4233949.
  24. Dancause KN, Yevtushok L, Lapchenko S, Shumlyansky I, Shevchenko G, Wertelecki W, Garruto RM. Chronic radiation exposure in the Rivne-Polissia region of Ukraine: implications for birth defects. Am J Hum Biol. 2010 Sep-Oct;22(5):667-74. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.21063. PubMed PMID: 20737614.
  25. Wertelecki W. Malformations in a chornobyl-impacted region. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr;125(4):e836-43. doi: 10.1542/peds.2009-2219. Epub 2010 Mar 22. PubMed PMID: 20308207.
  26. Wertelecki W. Birth defects surveillance in Ukraine: a process. J Appl Genet. 2006;47(2):143-9. PubMed PMID: 16682756.
  27. Yuskiv N, Andelin CO, Polischuk S, Shevchuk O, Sosynyuk Z, Vihovska T, Yevtushok L, Oakley GP Jr, Wertelecki W. High rates of neural tube defects in Ukraine. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2004 Jun;70(6):400-2. PubMed PMID: 15211709.