Noncardiac defects in children with congenital heart disease.

@article{Jaiyesimi1994NoncardiacDI,
  title={Noncardiac defects in children with congenital heart disease.},
  author={O Jaiyesimi and Dawala Kusuma Ruberu},
  journal={Annals of Saudi medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={183-6}
}
During a 39-month period, we prospectively studied the noncardiac defects (NCD) in 320 Saudi children who presented to us with congenital heart disease (CHD). Ninety NCD were detected in 80 (25%) of the 320 patients. Recognized syndromes comprised 49 (54%) of the 90 NCD; Down syndrome alone accounted for 32 (65%) of the 49 syndromal defects. Next to… CONTINUE READING