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Neural Tube Defects

Role of Folate, Prevention Strategies and Genetics

Edited by Kannan Laksmi Narasimhan

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India

The book Neural Tube Defects - Role of Folate, Prevention Strategies and Genetics has several eminent international authors and the book is a resource for anybody who is interested in this very important subject. The authors are distinguished and the chapters are a product of their extensive research.

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Neural Tube DefectsRole of Folate, Prevention Strategies and GeneticsEdited by Kannan Laksmi Narasimhan

Published: March 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1485

ISBN: 978-953-51-0317-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5248-4

Copyright year: 2012

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5 Crossref Citations

9 Web of Science Citations

11 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Role of Folic Acid in the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

By Lourdes García-Fragoso, Inés García-García and Carmen L. Cadilla


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2. Strategies for Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

By Hiroko Watanabe and Tomoyuki Takano


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3. Primary Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

By Claudine Nasr Hage and Grace Abi Rizk


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4. Prevention of NTDs - Proposal of a New Concept

By Prinz-Langenohl Reinhild, Pietrzik Klaus and Holzgreve Wolfgang


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5. Antenatal Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

By Naomi Burke, Tom Walsh and Michael Geary


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6. Selective Abortion and Folic Acid Fortification as Contrasting Strategies for Prevention of Congenital Neural Tube Defect

By John A. A. Nichols


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7. Folate and Prevention of Neural Tube Disease

By Ramya Iyer and S. K. Tomar


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8. Advances in Genetics of Non Syndromic Neural Tube Defects

By Patrizia De Marco


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9. Neural Tube Defects in Algeria

By Bakhouche Houcher, Samia Begag, Yonca Egin and Nejat Akar


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10. Association of A80G Polymorphism in the RFC1 Gene with the Risk for Having Spina Bifida-Affected Offspring in Southeast Mexico and Interaction with C677T-MTHFR

By Lizbeth González-Herrera, Orlando Vargas-Sierra, Silvina Contreras-Capetillo, Gerardo Pérez-Mendoza, Ileana Castillo-Zapata, Doris Pinto-Escalante, Thelma Canto de Cetina and Betzabet Quintanilla-Vega


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11. Treatment of Large Thoraco-Lumbar Neural Tube Defects

By Mehrdad Hosseinpour


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