Heart defects and other malformations in the Inuit in Canada: a baseline study.

@article{Arbour2004HeartDA,
  title={Heart defects and other malformations in the Inuit in Canada: a baseline study.},
  author={Laura Arbour and Christopher Gilpin and V Millor-Roy and Robert Platt and Gary S Pekeles and Grace M. Egeland and Sheilagh Hodgins and Patrice Eydoux},
  journal={International journal of circumpolar health},
  year={2004},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={251-66}
}
OBJECTIVES Birth defects occur in all ethnic groups, remaining an important world-wide cause of perinatal and infant morbidity. This contributes greatly to an excess of health care dollars allocated to the care and repair of those affected. This is especially true when those affected live in remote geographical locations. STUDY DESIGN A chart review of 2567 live births of children of Inuit parents residing in Arctic Quebec (Nunavik) and on Baffin Island (Nunavut) between 1989 and 1994 (five… CONTINUE READING
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