TITLE

Spectrum of Congenital Heart Diseases in Kashmir, India

AUTHOR(S)
Ashraf, Mohd; Chowdhary, J.; Khajuria, K.; Reyaz, A. M.
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Indian Pediatrics;Dec2009, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p1107
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A retrospective analysis of case-records data of 53,653 patients (0-18 years) over a two and half year period was conducted to ascertain the spectrum of congenital heart diseases. Two hundred and twenty one patients were found having congenital heart diseases; a prevalence of 4.1/1000. Ventricular septal defect (VSD) was the most frequent lesion seen in 69 (31.2%), followed by patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in 36 (16.3%) children. Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) was the most frequent cyanotic heart disease seen in 17 (7.8%) patients.
ACCESSION #
47436152

 

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