The maternal age-specific live birth prevalence of trisomies 13 and 18 compared to trisomy 21 (Down syndrome)

George M Savva, Kate Walker, Joan K Morris

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Abstract

To estimate the maternal age-specific live birth prevalence (in the absence of prenatal diagnosis and selective termination) of trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome) and trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome) and compare it with that of trisomy 21 (Down syndrome).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-64
Number of pages8
JournalPrenatal Diagnosis
Volume30
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2010

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Australia
  • Chromosomes, Human, Pair 13
  • Chromosomes, Human, Pair 18
  • Down Syndrome
  • Female
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Live Birth
  • Maternal Age
  • Middle Aged
  • Pregnancy
  • Prevalence
  • Registries
  • Trisomy
  • Young Adult
  • Patau syndrome
  • Edwards syndrome
  • general cytogenetics
  • prenatal cytogenetics
  • genetic counselling

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