Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Article Published
October 1, 2022
CLARITY team members have published the Evaluating perinatal and neonatal outcomes among children with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome paper in the Genetics in Medicine journal. This research involved 41 children with pathogenic or likely pathogenic COL3A1 variants. The investigators found that preterm birth is more common in children with VEDS than in the general population. The status of the mother was not found to be associated with preterm birth, suggesting that risk is conferred by the fetal VEDS diagnosis alone.
Find the article here: https://www.gimjournal.org/article/S1098-3600(22)00847-4/fulltext
Stephens SB, Russo M, Shalhub S, Beecroft T, Weigand J, Milewicz DM, Morris SA. Evaluating perinatal and neonatal outcomes among children with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Genet Med. 2022 Oct;24(10):2134-2143. doi: 10.1016/j.gim.2022.07.010. Epub 2022 Aug 20. PMID: 35984436.