Differential diagnosis of congenital heart disease in infancy.

  • B G Wedum
  • Published 1957 in Journal of the American Medical Association


Arterial oxygen tension was measured from radial artery samples in 276 infants referred for cardiological investigation. Values obtained during air breathing in infants with congenital heart disease showed considerable overlap between 'cyanotic' and 'acyanotic' groups, and are of limited diagnostic use. By contrast, values obtained while breathing oxygen in… (More)


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@article{Wedum1957DifferentialDO, title={Differential diagnosis of congenital heart disease in infancy.}, author={B G Wedum}, journal={Archives of disease in childhood}, year={1957}, volume={51 9}, pages={667-673} }