Table of contents

  • Acknowledgments  
  • Acronyms and abbreviations 
  • Symbols 
  • Summary  
  • Introduction  
    • Background
    • Aims of the Australian Congenital Anomalies Monitoring System (ACAMS)
  • Data sources and methods  
  • Selected congenital anomalies  
    • Introduction
    • Anencephaly
    • Spina bifida
    • Encephalocele
    • Neural tube defects
    • Microcephaly
    • Arhinencephaly/ Holoprosencephaly
    • Hydrocephaly
    • Anophthalmos/ Microphthalmos
    • Microtia
    • Transposition of great vessels
    • Tetralogy of Fallot
    • Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    • Coarctation of the aorta
    • Choanal atresia
    • Cleft palate without cleft lip
    • Cleft lip with or without cleft palate
    • Oesophageal atresia/stenosis
    • Small intestinal atresia/stenosis
    • Anorectal atresia/stenosis
    • Hirschsprung’s disease
    • Hypospadias
    • Epispadias
    • Renal agenesis/dysgenesis
    • Cystic kidney
    • Bladder exstrophy
    • Polydactyly
    • Limb reduction defects
    • Diaphragmatic hernia
    • Exomphalos
    • Gastroschisis
    • Trisomy 13
    • Trisomy 18
    • Trisomy 21
  • Future directions  
    • National Minimum Data Set for congenital anomalies
    • Clinical definitions
    • National report on neural tube defects
    • Newborn screening
  • Appendix A: Denominator data  
  • Appendix B: State and territory reports on congenital anomalies  
  • Appendix C: Data collection contacts for congenital anomalies  
  • Appendix D:  
    • National Congenital Anomalies Steering Committee
    • State and Territory Implementation Committee for Congenital Anomalies 
  • Glossary  
  • References  
  • List of Tables  
  • List of Figures