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BAPS Congenital Anomalies Surveillance System

BAPS CASS (Congenital Anomalies Surveillance System) was launched in 2006 to establish a new monthly mailing system through BAPS to all paediatric surgical units in the UK, which will enable ongoing surveys of the surgical management of a range of rare congenital anomalies.

Topics already covered include, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, Hirschsprung’s Disease, Meconium ileus and NEC (Necrotising Enterocolitis). The current projects are Duodenal Atresia and Short Gut syndrome.

Current Surveillance
Period Topic Clinical Supervisor
2006-2008 Gastroschisis Mr Sean Marvin (Sheffield)
2008-2009 Oesophageal Atresia Mr David Burge (Southampton)
2009-10 Diaphragmatic Hernia Prof Paul Losty (Liverpool)
2010-12 Hirschsprung’s Disease Mr Gregor Walker (Glasgow)
2012-14 Meconium Ileus Ms Kokila Lakhoo (Oxford)
2014-15 Posterior Urethral Valves Mr Liam McCarthy (Birmingham)
2014-16 Exomphalos Prof Mark Davenport (London)
2016-17 Duodenal Atresia Mr Nigel Hall (Southampton)
2016-18 Short Bowel Syndrome Prof Antonino Morabito (Manchester)

Guidance for Submitting an Application for Inclusion of a Study(251kB)

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