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Impact of prenatal diagnosis by ultrasound on the prevalence of congenital anomalies at birth in southern France.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Publication Date
Volume
48
Issue
3
Pages
290–296
Identifiers
PMID: 8051530
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Termination of pregnancy after prenatal ultrasound examination was found to have a definite impact on the prevalence at birth of lethal and congenital anomalies with a low survival rate, and this impact tended to increase over time. No such impact was observed in the case of congenital anomalies associated with high survival rates.

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