Congenital heart defects: trapping the genetic culprits.

  title={Congenital heart defects: trapping the genetic culprits.},
  author={Deepak K. Srivastava},
  journal={Circulation research},
  volume={86 9},
More children die from congenital heart disease (CHD) each year than are diagnosed with cancer. Although CHD is the most common human birth defect, the etiology of the vast majority of CHDs remains unknown. The difficulty in elucidating the molecular and genetic bases for CHD reflects the complex nature of this and other birth defects. Most CHD occurs… CONTINUE READING