Epidemiological characterization of congenital heart disease in São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal.

@article{Cymbron2006EpidemiologicalCO,
  title={Epidemiological characterization of congenital heart disease in S{\~a}o Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal.},
  author={Teresa Cymbron and Rui Anjos and Rita Cabral and Clara Macedo and Carlos Pereira Duarte and Lu{\'i}sa Mota-Vieira},
  journal={Community genetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={107-12}
}
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to characterize the prevalence of congenital heart disease (CHD) in children born alive in São Miguel island from January 1992 to December 2001. METHODS Based on the Azorean Registry of CHD, which includes complete clinical and personal information, 189 patients were diagnosed. RESULTS During this 10-year period, the average… CONTINUE READING