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PUBLICATION OF THE EUROCAT STATISTICAL MONITORING REPORT AND UPDATED PREVALENCE TABLES

 

The last EUROCAT Statistical Monitoring Report with the results of cluster and  Pan-European trend analysis for the years 2006 - 2015 is available [link].

You can find the updated prevalence tables up to birth year 2015 here.

  

 

Call for Abstracts

14th European Symposium on Congenital Anomalies: Risk Factors for Congenital Anomalies

14th-15th June 2018, Ispra, Italy


The EUROCAT Symposium is one of the largest educational and scientific events for congenital anomalies - an ideal opportunity to present research results and network with experts in the field. [leaflet]

 

EUROCAT will be accepting abstracts for the 2018 Symposium from 10th January 2018 with a deadline of 2nd March 2018. Please submit your completed abstract in the abstract form to JRC-EUROCAT@ec.europa.eu

 

Please use the following instructions [link] and the abstract form [link] to ensure that your abstract information is entered correctly. 

Information on accomodation and registration to the Symposium will be available soon. 

 

 

             

4th Edition of the World Birth Defects Day

 

March 3 is the World Birth Defects Day (WBDD).

 

Birth defects impact millions of families and a sustained focus is needed to support research, prevention, treatment and services.

 

Find more information on birth defects and participating organizations all over the world here

 

 

UPDATES OF EUROCAT GUIDE

 

 

NEW PUBLICATION

 

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.

Prenatal Diagnosis. 2017 Nov; 37(11):1100-1111 [text]

 


PUBLICATION OF THE NEW EUROCAT SYNDROME GUIDE

 

In the dedicated section of EUROCAT Website the new EUROCAT Syndrome Guide is available [link].


The purpose of the guide is to facilitate surveillance, clinical and epidemiological research in the field of rare genetic syndromes. The aim is to help the coders to code properly and with sufficient details rare genetic syndromes, skeletal dysplasias, associations and sequences.  The list of syndromes concentrates on those which are mostly diagnosed in early infancy or prenatally, commonly associated with structural malformations and/or found in the Q-chapter of ICD10/BPA.