Neurodevelopmental outcomes in children surviving d-transposition of the great arteries.

@article{Ellerbeck1998NeurodevelopmentalOI,
  title={Neurodevelopmental outcomes in children surviving d-transposition of the great arteries.},
  author={K A Ellerbeck and Mary Lou Smith and E W Holden and Susan McMenamin and Manal A. Badawi and Joel I. Brenner and Jean S. Kan and Susan L. Hyman},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={1998},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={
          335-41
        }
}
We investigated the prevalence of neurological abnormalities and learning problems in a population cohort of children with dextro-transposition of the great arteries (d-TGA) born between January 1, 1981 and July 1, 1990. Fifty-seven of the 60 survivors and 35 siblings in the control group underwent neurodevelopmental assessments. As compared with population norms, children with d-TGA were more likely to have abnormal neurological examination findings, learning disabilities, and behavioral… CONTINUE READING

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