Surveillance of multiple congenital anomalies is considered to be more sensitive for the detection of new teratogens than surveillance of all or isolated congenital anomalies. Current literature proposes the manual review of all cases for classification into isolated or multiple congenital anomalies.
|Journal||Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
Garne, E., Dolk, H., Loane, M., Wellesley, D., Barisic, I., Calzolari, E., Densem, J., & a EUROCAT Working Group, U. (2011). Paper 5: Surveillance of multiple congenital anomalies: implementation of a computer algorithm in European registers for classification of cases. Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 91, S44-S50. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20777