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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

   
Oct 6

 

 BINOCAR Management  Committee and AGM

 

Oct 7

 

See all forthcoming events

   

 

Latest report

 

BINOCAR 2011 Full Report 2011

 

 Executive Summary

 

 Press release

 

     

 

News

  

A new paper using data from the Irish registers on the rising incidence of neural tube defects is published

3 June 2014

The paper using Irish data entitled 'Neural tube defects in the Republic of Ireland in 2009-11' has been published in the Journal of Public Health.  Click on the title above for the link to the paper and the Irish Examiner news story.

 

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