Congenital heart disease: prevalence at livebirth. The Baltimore-Washington Infant Study.

@article{Ferencz1985CongenitalHD,
  title={Congenital heart disease: prevalence at livebirth. The Baltimore-Washington Infant Study.},
  author={Charlotte Ferencz and Judith D Rubin and Robert J. McCarter and Joel I. Brenner and Catherine A. Neill and Lowell W. Perry and Seymour I Hepner and John W Downing},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1985},
  volume={121 1},
  pages={31-6}
}
The Baltimore-Washington Infant Study is a regional epidemiologic study of congenital heart disease. Among Infants born in the study area in 1981 and 1982, 664 had a diagnosis of congenital heart disease confirmed in the first year of life by echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, cardiac surgery, or autopsy. The prevalence rate was 3.7/1,000 livebirths for all cases and 2.4/1,000 livebirths for cases confirmed by invasive methods only. Diagnosis-specific prevalence rates of congenital… CONTINUE READING