- Prevalence of duplications and deletions of the 22q11 DiGeorge syndrome region in a population-based sample of infants with cleft palateAse Sivertsen
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Am J Med Genet A 143:129-34. 2007..We conclude that neither del22q11 nor dup22q11 testing is warranted in babies with overt cleft palate as the only finding...
- Familial risk of oral clefts by morphological type and severity: population based cohort study of first degree relativesAse Sivertsen
Department of Plastic Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, NO 5021 Bergen, Norway
BMJ 336:432-4. 2008..To estimate the relative risk of recurrence of oral cleft in first degree relatives in relation to cleft morphology...
- Prevalence of major anatomic variations in oral cleftsAse Sivertsen
Department of Plastic Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Norway
Plast Reconstr Surg 121:587-95. 2008..The authors describe morphologic variations of oral clefts in a large population-based sample, especially variations in severity and laterality. The authors present 3616 cleft cases treated in Norway for oral clefts between 1967 and 1998...
- Completeness of registration of oral clefts in a medical birth registry: a population-based studyChrister Kubon
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:1453-7. 2007..Epidemiological surveillance and research on birth defects require accurate diagnosis and adequate registration. In this regard, the performance of national birth registries is not well described...