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The sudden death of the combined first trimester aneuploidy screening, a single centre experience in Belgium

Jan Van Elslande, Nathalie Brison, Joris R. Vermeesch, Koenraad Devriendt, Kris Van Den Bogaert, Eric Legius, Marc Van Ranst, Pieter Vermeersch and Jaak Billen

Funding source: KU Leuven

Award Identifier / Grant number: C1/018

Funding source: Horizon 2020 WIDENLIFE

Award Identifier / Grant number: 692065

Funding statement: The study was funded by the KU Leuven (C1/018) and the Horizon 2020 WIDENLIFE: 692065 to J.R.V.


We thank the team of the Centre for Human Genetics for the supplied data, as well as their efforts that helped write this article.

  1. Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.

  2. Employment or leadership: PV is a senior clinical investigator of the Research Foundation-Flanders (FWO).

  3. Honorarium: None declared.

  4. Competing interests: The funding organization(s) played no role in the study design; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the report for publication.

  5. Authors’ conflict of interest disclosure: The authors stated that there are no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this article.


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Received: 2019-02-27
Accepted: 2019-04-04
Published Online: 2019-05-21
Published in Print: 2019-10-25

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