Anti-Ro52 antibody level is an important marker of fetal congenital heart block risk in anti-Ro/SSA antibody positive pregnancy.

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OBJECTIVE The aims of this study are to determine the incidence of congenital heart block (CHB) in the Japanese population and identify maternal factors predicting fetal CHB in anti-Ro/SSA antibody positive pregnancy. METHODS A retrospective study was performed using 52,147 clinical records of pregnancies followed in a single center. For 183 anti-Ro/SSA… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/14397595.2017.1374235

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