Congenital heart disease in Liverpool: 1960--69.

  title={Congenital heart disease in Liverpool: 1960--69.},
  author={A. P. Kenna and Richard Smithells and Daniel Fielding},
  journal={The Quarterly journal of medicine},
  volume={44 173},
The incidence of congenital heart disease (C.H.D.) in Liverpool from 1960 to 1969 inclusive has been determined from the Liverpool Congenital Abnormalities Registry with a follow-up period of 3 to 12 years. The incidence is 6-6 per 1000 total births and this probably represents a very small degree of under-reporting. There is no consistent seasonal variation in the incidence of any of the main congenital heart lesions. In general, infants with C.H.D. tend to be of lower birth weight and born… CONTINUE READING


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