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British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers

  

Welcome to BINOCAR

 

Who are we?

 

We are a group of regional and disease-specific registers collecting information about congenital anomalies occurring in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

  

This website provides information for health professionals, parents and other members of the public, in partnership with EUROCAT.

 

 

What is a congenital anomaly?

 

A congenital anomaly is defined as any defect present at delivery, probably originating before birth, and includes structural, chromosomal, genetic and biochemical defects and malformations.

 

      

Scientific Meeting

Congenital Anomaly Registers: Maximizing a valuable resource

 

Tuesday 7th October 2014 - Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea

 

Click here to see the programme, download the booking form, or download the abstract submission form.

             

Forthcoming events

   
June 26

  

 EUROCAT Regsitry

 Leaders' Meeting

 

  

See all forthcoming events

   

 

Latest report

 

BINOCAR 2011 Full Report 2011

 

 Executive Summary

 

 Press release

 

     

 

News

  

Down's pregnancy blood test on trial

1 November 2013

A simple blood test during pregnancy which can detect Down's syndrome in the developing fetus is to be trialled by the NHS.  It could significantly reduce the number of women needed invasive testing, which can cause miscarriage.  Click on the title above for the link to the full BBC news story.

 

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