New publication: congenital anomalies in children with cerebral palsy
The manuscript reports the results from a multi-centre total population collaborative study between Surveillance of Cerebral Palsy in Europe (SCPE), Australian Cerebral Palsy Register, and European Surveillance of Congenital Anomalies (EUROCAT) that involved six European and three Australian regions. The aim of the study was to describe the frequency and types of major congenital anomalies present in children with pre- or perinatally acquired cerebral palsy (CP), and compare clinical outcomes for children with and without anomalies.
"Congenital anomalies in children with pre- or perinatally acquired cerebral palsy: an international data linkage study" by Shona Goldsmith, Sarah McIntyre, Guro Andersen, Catherine Gibson, Kate Himmelmann, Eve Blair, Nadia Badawi, Harley Smithers-Sheedy, Ester Garne and the Comprehensive Ca-Cp Study Group.
Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, DOI: 10.1111/dmcn.14602
New coding tips:
The Coding Committee released several new coding tips. Please consult the Guide 1.4, chapter 3.5 for details:
Updates of prevalence tables:
IMPORTANT: Due to the Covid-19 epidemic the prevalence tables will be updated later during the year with the most recent data (including birth year 2018).
The currently published EUROCAT prevalence tables are updated with data received by the JRC-EUROCAT Central Registry in October 2019.