Analysis of congenital cardiac anomalies among neonates in Maternal and Child health hospital of Sakaka Aljouf region (A four year review)

  • Abdullah Hamed Alfalah, Abdulaziz Fallaj Alkuwaykib, Abdulrahman Mashatil Alruwaili, Kasseb Mohammed Aba-alwakel
  • Published 2016

Abstract

Abstract: Introduction: In 2008, a study was done by Heron showed that the leading cause of death in infants was the congenital malformations that constitute a huge social and economic burden to the community and the state. In a study that was done in Al-Qassim 316 patients were diagnosed to have congenital heart diseases of 58,908. In the Southwestern region, 608 children patients were referred to Asir central hospital complaining of congenital heart diseases. The children were examined by the pediatric cardiologist using electrocardiogram and echocardiogram. Amongst them, only was only 335 cases. The males were 162 and females were 173 which suffered from CHD.

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@inproceedings{Alfalah2016AnalysisOC, title={Analysis of congenital cardiac anomalies among neonates in Maternal and Child health hospital of Sakaka Aljouf region (A four year review)}, author={Abdullah Hamed Alfalah and Abdulaziz Fallaj Alkuwaykib and Abdulrahman Mashatil Alruwaili and Kasseb Mohammed Aba-alwakel}, year={2016} }