Research Using the Register

Publications in which data from CAROBB / OXCAR have been used:

  1. Calzolari E, Barisic I, Loane M, Morris J, Wellesley D, Dolk H, et al. Epidemiology of multiple congenital anomalies in Europe: A EUROCAT population-based registry study. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2014;100(4):270-6.
  2. Barisic I, Odak L, Loane M, Garne E, Wellesley D, Calzolari E, et al. Prevalence, prenatal diagnosis and clinical features of oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum: a registry-based study in Europe. Eur J Hum Genet. 2014.
  3. Loane M, Morris JK, Addor MC, Arriola L, Budd J, Doray B, et al. Twenty-year trends in the prevalence of Down syndrome and other trisomies in Europe: impact of maternal age and prenatal screening. Eur J Hum Genet. 2013;21(1):27-33.
  4. Khoshnood B, Loane M, Garne E, Addor MC, Arriola L, Bakker M, et al. Recent decrease in the prevalence of congenital heart defects in Europe. The Journal of pediatrics. 2013;162(1):108-13 e2.
  5. Boyle B, McConkey R, Garne E, Loane M, Addor MC, Bakker MK, et al. Trends in the prevalence, risk and pregnancy outcome of multiple births with congenital anomaly: a registry-based study in 14 European countries 1984-2007. BJOG. 2013;120(6):707-16.
  6. Barisic I, Odak L, Loane M, Garne E, Wellesley D, Calzolari E, et al. Fraser syndrome: epidemiological study in a European population. Am J Med Genet A. 2013;161A(5):1012-8.
  7. Wellesley D, Dolk H, Boyd PA, Greenlees R, Haeusler M, Nelen V, et al. Rare chromosome abnormalities, prevalence and prenatal diagnosis rates from population-based congenital anomaly registers in Europe. Eur J Hum Genet. 2012.
  8. Pedersen RN, Calzolari E, Husby S, Garne E. Oesophageal atresia: prevalence, prenatal diagnosis and associated anomalies in 23 European regions. Arch Dis Child. 2012;97(3):227-32.
  9. Howe DT, Rankin J, Draper ES. Schizencephaly prevalence, prenatal diagnosis and clues to etiology: a register-based study. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2012;39(1):75-82.
  10. Boyd P, Rounding C, Chamberlain P, Wellesley D, Kurinczuk J. The evolution of prenatal screening and diagnosis and its impact on an unselected population over an 18-year period. BJOG. 2012;119(9):1131-40.
  11. Best KE, Tennant PW, Addor MC, Bianchi F, Boyd P, Calzolari E, et al. Epidemiology of small intestinal atresia in Europe: a register-based study. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2012;97:F353–F8.
  12. Loane M, Dolk H, Kelly A, Teljeur C, Greenlees R, Densem J. Paper 4: EUROCAT statistical monitoring: identification and investigation of ten year trends of congenital anomalies in Europe. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2011;91 Suppl 1:S31-43.
  13. Loane M, Dolk H, Garne E, Greenlees R. Paper 3: EUROCAT data quality indicators for population-based registries of congenital anomalies. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2011;91 Suppl 1:S23-30.
  14. Khoshnood B, Greenlees R, Loane M, Dolk H. Paper 2: EUROCAT public health indicators for congenital anomalies in Europe. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2011;91 Suppl 1:S16-22.
  15. IPDTOC Working Group. Prevalence at Birth of Cleft Lip With or Without Cleft Palate: Data From the International Perinatal Database of Typical Oral Clefts (IPDTOC). The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 2011;48(1):66-81.
  16. Hoff JM, Loane M, Gilhus NE, Rasmussen S, Daltveit AK. Arthrogryposis multiplexa congenita: an epidemiologic study of nearly 9 million births in 24 EUROCAT registers. European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology. 2011;159(2):347-50.
  17. Greenlees R, Neville A, Addor MC, Amar E, Arriola L, Bakker M, et al. Paper 6: EUROCAT member registries: organization and activities. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2011;91 Suppl 1:S51-S100.
  18. Garne E, Dolk H, Loane M, Wellesley D, Barisic I, Calzolari E, et al. Paper 5: Surveillance of multiple congenital anomalies: implementation of a computer algorithm in European registers for classification of cases. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2011;91 Suppl 1:S44-50.
  19. Dolk H, Loane M, Garne E. Congenital Heart Defects in Europe: Prevalence and Perinatal Mortality, 2000 to 2005. Circulation. 2011;123(8):841-9.
  20. Boyd PA, Tonks AM, Rankin J, Rounding C, Wellesley D, Draper ES. Monitoring the prenatal detection of structural fetal congenital anomalies in England and Wales: register-based study. Journal of Medical Screening. 2011;18(1):2-7.
  21. Boyd PA, Loane M, Garne E, Khoshnood B, Dolk H. Sex chromosome trisomies in Europe: prevalence, prenatal detection and outcome of pregnancy. European journal of human genetics. 2011;19(2):231-4.
  22. Boyd PA, Haeusler M, Barisic I, Loane M, Garne E, Dolk H. Paper 1: The EUROCAT network--organization and processes. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2011;91 Suppl 1:S2-15.
  23. Boyd PA, Haeusler M, Barisic I. EUROCAT Report 9: Surveillance of congenital anomalies in Europe 1980-2008. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2011;91 Suppl 1:S1.
  24. Bishop DV, Jacobs PA, Lachlan K, Wellesley D, Barnicoat A, Boyd PA, et al. Autism, language and communication in children with sex chromosome trisomies. Arch Dis Child. 2011;96(10):954-9.
  25. Garne E, Loane M, Addor MC, Boyd PA, Barisic I, Dolk H. Congenital hydrocephalus - prevalence, prenatal diagnosis and outcome of pregnancy in four European regions. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology. 2010;14:150-5.
  26. Garne E, Khoshnood B, Loane M, Boyd PA, Dolk H, EUROCAT Working Group. Terminations of pregnancy >= 24 weeks of gestation after prenatal diagnosis of fetal abnormality in Europe. BJOG. 2010;117:660-6.
  27. Garne E, Dolk H, Loane M, Boyd PA. EUROCAT website data on prenatal detection rates of congenital anomalies. Journal of Medical Screening. 2010;17(2):97-8.
  28. Dolk H, Armstrong B, Lachowycz K, Vrijheid M, Rankin J, Abramksy L, et al. Ambient air pollution and risk of congenital anomalies in England, 1991-99. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2010;67(4):223-7.
  29. Loane M, Dolk H, Morris JK, EUROCAT Working Group. Maternal age-specific risk of non-chromosomal anomalies. BJOG. 2009;116:1111–9.
  30. Draper ES, Rankin J, Tonks A, Boyd P, Wellesley D, Tucker D, et al. Congenital abnormalities: data needed to establish causes. BMJ. 2009;339:b3428.
  31. Choudhry MS, Rahman N, Boyd P, Lakhoo K. Duodenal atresia: associated anomalies, prenatal diagnosis and outcome. Pediatr Surg Int. 2009;25:727-30.
  32. Boyd PA, Rounding C, Kurinczuk JJ. Second Report of the Congenital Anomaly Register for Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire (CAROBB) Births 2005-2008. 2009.
  33. Sherwood W, Boyd PA, Lakhoo K. Postnatal outcome of antenatally diagnosed intra abdominal cysts. Pediatr Surg Int. 2008;24:763-5.
  34. Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Toledano MB, Bennett J, Best N, Hambly P, de H, C., et al. Chlorination disinfection by-products and risk of congenital anomalies in England and Wales. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2008;116(2):216-22.
  35. Boyd PA, Rounding C, Kurinczuk JJ. First Report of the Congenital Anomaly Register for Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire (CAROBB) Births 2005-2006. National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit Oxford. 2008.
  36. Boyd PA, DeVigan C, Khoshnood B, Loane M, Garne E, Dolk H, et al. Survey of prenatal screening policies in Europe for structural malformations and chromosome anomalies, and their impact on detection and termination rates for Neural Tube Defects and Down's syndrome. British Journal Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2008;115(6):689-96.
  37. Barisic I, Tokic V, Loane M, Bianchi F, Calzolari E, Garne E, et al. Descriptive Epidemiology of Cornelia de Lange Syndrome in Europe. American Journal of Medical Genetics. 2008;146A:51-9.
  38. Zaki M, Boyd PA, Impey L, Roberts A, Chamberlain P. Congenital myotonic dystrophy - prenatal findings and pregnancy outcome. Ultrasound in Obsterics and Gynecology. 2007;29(3):284-8.
  39. Lenore A, Dolk H, EUROCAT Folic Acid Working Group. Should Europe fortify a staple food with folic acid? (Letter). Lancet. 2007;369(9562):641-2.
  40. Choudhry M, Boyd PA, Chamberlain PF, Lakhoo K. Prenatal diagnosis of tracheo-oesophageal fistula and oesophageal atresia. Prenat Diagn. 2007;27:608-10.
  41. Boyd PA, Keeling JW. Congenital abnormalities: Prenatal diagosis and screening,. Eds Keeling and Khong, Fetal and Neonatal Pathology, 4th ed, Springer. 2007.
  42. Armstrong BG, Dolk H, Pattenden S, Vrijheid M, Loane M, Rankin J, et al. Geographic variation and localised clustering of congenital anomalies in Great Britain. Emerging Themes in Epidemiology. 2007;4(14).
  43. Calvert JK, Boyd PA, Chamberlain P, Said S, Lakhoo K. Outcome of antenatally diagnosed congenital; cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung: Audit of 10 years’ experience 1991-2001. Arch Dis Child. 2006;91(1):F26-8.
  44. Wellesley D, Boyd PA, Dolk H, Pattenden S. An aetiological classification of birth defects for epidemiological research. Journal of medical genetics. 2005;42:54-7.
  45. Rankin J, Pattenden S, Abramsky L, Boyd P, Jordan H, Stone D, et al. Prevalence of congenital anomalies in five British regions 1991-99. Arch Dis Child. 2005;90:F374-F9.
  46. Busby A, Abramsky L, Dolk H, Armstrong B, EUROCAT working Group. Preventing Neural Tube Defects in Europe. A population based study. BMJ. 2005;330(7491):574-5.
  47. Boyd PA, Rounding C. CAROBB (Congenital Anomaly Register for Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire) Report, 1991 - 2004 (Oxford data). National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit Oxford. 2005.
  48. Boyd PA, Armstrong B, Dolk H, Botting B, Pattenden S, Abramsky L, et al. Congenital anomaly surveillance in England - ascertainment deficiencies in the national system. BMJ. 2005;330:27-9.
  49. Wellesley D, DeVigan C, Baena N, Cariati E, Stoll C, Boyd PA, et al. Contribution of ultrsonographic examination to the prenatal detection of trisomy 21: experience from 19 European registers. Ann Genet. 2004;47:373-480.
  50. Patel Y, Boyd PA, Chamberlain P, Lakhoo K. Follow up of children with isolated fetal echogenic bowel with particular reference to bowel-related symptoms. Prenatal Diagnosis. 2004;24:35-7.
  51. Boyd PA, Tondi F, Hicks NR, Chamberlain PF. Autopsy after termination of pregnancy for fetal anomaly: retrospective cohort study. BMJ. 2004;328:137-40.
  52. Stoll C, Clementi M, Euroscan Study Group. Prenatal diagnosis of dysmorphic syndromes by routine fetal ultrasound examination across Europe. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2003;21:543-51.
  53. Haeusler MC, Berghold A, Stoll C, Barisic I, Clementi M, EUROSCAN Study Group. Prenatal ultrasonographic detection of gastrointestinal obstruction: results from 18 European congenital anomaly registries. Prenat Diagn. 2002;22(7):616-23.
  54. Garne E, Hausler M, Barisic I, Gjergja R, Stoll C, Clementi M, et al. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: evaluation of prenatal diagnosis in 20 European regions. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2002;19:329-33.
  55. Stoll C, Tenconi R, Clementi M, Euroscan Study Group. Detection of Congenital Anomalies by ultrasonographic Examination across Europe. Community Genetics. 2001;4:225-32.
  56. Garne E, Stoll C, Clementi M, EUROSCAN study group. Evaluation of prenatal diagnosis of associated congenital heart diseases by fetal ultrsonographic examination in Europe. Prenatal Diagnosis. 2001;21:243-52.
  57. DeVigan C, Baena N, Cariati E, Clementi M, Stoll C, EUROSCAN study group. Contribution of ultrasonographic examination to the prenatal diagnosis of chromosome abnormalities in 19 centres across Europe. Ann Genet. 2001;44:209-17.
  58. Boyd PA, Chamberlain PF. Risk of adverse birth outcomes near landfill sites. Local Registers provide more accurate information. (letter). BMJ. 2001;323:1366.
  59. White SM, Chamberlain P, Hitchcock R, Sullivan PB, Boyd PA. Megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome; the difficulties with antenatal diagnosis. Case reports and review of the literature. Prenat Diagn. 2000;20:697-700.
  60. Stoll C, Weisel A, Quesser-Luft A, Froster U, Bianca S, Clementi M, et al. Evaluation of the prenatal diagnosis of limb reduction defects. Prenat Diagn. 2000;20:811-8.
  61. Report of the RCOG working Party. Royal College of Obstetricians Routine Ultrasound Screening in Pregnancy Protocol, Standards and Training. 2000.
  62. Garne E, Stoll C, Clementi M, EUROSCAN group. Evaluation of prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart diseases by ultrasound: experience from 20 European registries. Ultrasound Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2000;17:386-91.
  63. Clementi M, Tenconi R, Bianchi F, Stoll C, EUROSCAN study group. Evaluation of the Prenatal Diagnosis of Cleft Lip with or without cleft palate by ultrasound:
  64. Experience from European Registries. Prenatal Diagnosis. 2000;20:870-5.
  65. Bricker L, Garcia J, Henderson J, Mugford M, Neilson J, Roberts T, et al. Ultrasound screening in pregnancy: a systematic review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and women's views. Health technology assessment. 2000;4(16):i-vi, 1-193.
  66. Boyd PA, Wellesley DG, DeWalle HEK, Tenconi R, Garcia-Minaur S, Zandwijken GRJ, et al. Evaluation of the Prenatal Diagnosis of Neural Tube Defects by fetal ultrasonographic examination in different centres across Europe. Journal of Medical Screening. 2000;7:169-74.
  67. Boyd PA, Crocker AJM, Jefferies M, Chamberlain PF. Screening for Down’s Syndrome. (letter). BMJ. 2000:321:762.
  68. Huddy CLJ, Boyd PA, Wilkinson AR, Chamberlain P. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia:prenatal diagnosis, outcome and continuing morbidity in survivors. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 1999;106:1192-96.
  69. Abramsky L, Botting B, Chapple J, Stone D. Has advice on periconceptional folate supplementation reduced neural tube defects? (Letter). Lancet. 1999;354:998-9.
  70. Gaffney G, Manning N, Gould S, Boyd PA, Chamberlain P. An ultrasonographic assessment of skeletal dysplasia - a report of the diagnostic and prognostic accuracy in 35 cases. Prenatal Diagnosis. 1998;18:357-62.
  71. Boyd PA, Chamberlain P, Hicks NR. 6-year experience of prenatal diagnosis in an unselected population in Oxford,UK. Lancet. 1998;352:1577-81.
  72. Boyd PA, Batthacharya A, Gould S, Manning N, Chamberlain P. Outcome of prenatally diagnosed anterior abdominal wall defects. Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal. 1998;78:F209-F13.
  73. Paavola P, Salonen R, Barnicoat A, Winter R, Boyd PA, Gould S, et al. Clinical and Genetic heterogeneity in Meckel Syndrome. Hum Genet. 1997;101:88-92.
  74. Boyd PA, Anthony MY, Manning N, Lara-Rodriguez C, Wellesley DN, Chamberlain P. Antenatal diagnosis of Cystic hygroma / nuchal pad. Report of 92 cases with follow up of survivors. Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal. 1996;74:F38-F42.
  75. Siles P, Boyd PA, Manning N, Tsang T, Chamberlain P. Omphalocoele and pericardial effusion - possible sonographic markers for the Pentalogy of Cantrell or its variants. Obstet Gynecol. 1995;87:840-2.
  76. Fletcher J, Hicks NR, Kay JDS, Boyd PA. The use of decision analysis to compare policies for antenatal screening for Down’s syndrome. BMJ. 1995;311:351-6.
  77. Firth H, Boyd PA, Chamberlain PF, MacKenzie IZ, Morriss-Kay G. Analysis of limb reduction defects in babies exposed to chorionic villus sampling. Lancet. 1994;343:1069-71.
  78. Shackley P, McGuire A, Boyd PA, Dennis J, Fitchett M, Kay J, et al. Economic appraisal of alternative prenatal screening programmes for Down’s Syndrome. J Public Health Med. 1993;15(2):175-84.
  79. Firth H, Boyd PA, Chamberlain P, MacKenzie IZ, Lindenbaum RH, Huson SM. Severe limb abnormalities after chorion villus sampling at 56-66 days. Lancet. 1991;337:762-3.