Maternal opioid use raises congenital heart defect risk
- Hot Papers in the Literature. // Journal of Women's Health (15409996);Jul2010, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p1417
The article presents abstracts on the health of women including the maternal use of bupropion and its risk for congenital heart defects, the use of oral contraceptives containing gestodene and risk of venous thromboembolism, and biomarker expression and risk of subsequent tumors after initial...
- Occurrence of Congenital Heart Defects in Relation to Maternal Multivitamin Use (Book Reviews). Lampe, John B.; Chandra, Sudhish; Spitzer, Alan R. // Clinical Pediatrics;Dec2000, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p732
Reviews the book `Occurrence of Congenital Heart Defects in Relation to Maternal Multivitamin Use,' by L.D. Botto, J. Mulinare and J.D. Erickson.
- defect. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p543
A definition of the term "defect" is presented. The term refers to a flaw or imperfection. An alcohol-related birth defect is a congenital abnormality that reflects the teratogenic effects of maternal alcohol use on developing fetal structures. An atrial septal defect is a congenital heart...
- Methimazole, Carbimazole, and Congenital Skin Defects. Van Dijke, Cornelis P.; Heydendael, Rob J.; De Kleine, Martin J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jan87, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p60
Examines association of maternal methimazole use and congenital scalp defects. Overview of the cases.
- Maternal Exposure to Weed, Rodent Killers Raises Risk of Congenital Heart Disease. Althaus, F. // Family Planning Perspectives;May/Jun2001, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p137
Exposure to certain pesticides during the first trimester of pregnancy increases a woman's risk of bearing an infant with a severe congenital heart defect that disrupts oxygenation of the blood. An analysis involving more than 1,800 infants with congenital heart defects indicates that early...
- Risk Factors in Congenital Heart Disease. Roodpeyma, Shahla; Kamali, Zinat; Afshar, Farnoush; Naraghi, Shahrbanou // Clinical Pediatrics;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p653
Presents a case-control study to investigate the risk factors of congenital heart disease (CHD). Study methods; Extracardiac malformations; Chromosomal abnormalities; Dysmorphic syndromes; Maternal illness and drug use.
- Prevalence and Outcome of Congenital Heart Disease in Patients With Neural Tube Defect. Ko�ak, G�lendam; �nal, �agtay; Ko�ak, Ayhan; Karakurt, Cemsit; Ates, Ozkan; �ayli, S�leyman R.; Yologlu, Saim // Journal of Child Neurology;May2008, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p526
A prospective clinical study was designed to establish the risk factors, the prevalence, and the progress of congenital heart defects in children with neural tube defects. Study included 90 children with a mean age of 13.5 � 30.4 months. There were 53 (59%) patients with spina bifida occulta...
- Exposure Misclassification Due to Residential Mobility during Pregnancy in Epidemiologic Investigations of Congenital Malformations. Schulman, Jane; Selvin, Steve; Shaw, Gary M.; Malcoe, Lorraine H. // Archives of Environmental Health;Mar/Apr93, Vol. 48 Issue 2
Investigates the impact of maternal migration between conception and birth on the risk of congenital malformations. Correlation between risk and distance; Association of chemical waste site proximity and the incidence of birth defects; Relationship between maternal migration and risk.
- Maternal smoking and congenital heart defects. // Current Medical Literature: Gynecology & Obstetrics;2008, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p102
The article discusses research being done on the link between maternal smoking and congenital heart defects (CHD). It references a study by S. Malik and colleagues, published in the 2008 issue of "Pediatrics." Study researchers conducted a case-control investigation comparing infants with...