Occurrence risk for congenital heart defects in relatives of patients with aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis, or ventricular septal defect.

@article{Driscoll1993OccurrenceRF,
  title={Occurrence risk for congenital heart defects in relatives of patients with aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis, or ventricular septal defect.},
  author={David J. Driscoll and Virginia V. Michels and Welton M. Gersony and Constance J Hayes and John F. Keane and Langford Kidd and Daniel R. Pieroni and L J Rings and Raymond R Wolfe and William H Weidman},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1993},
  volume={87 2 Suppl},
  pages={I114-20}
}
BACKGROUND Knowledge of the risk of occurrence of congenital heart defects in offspring of individuals with a congenital heart defect is important for genetic counseling and understanding the etiology of congenital heart diseases. METHODS AND RESULTS A portion of the questionnaire mailed to all patients in the Second Natural History Study of Congenital Heart Defects (NHS-2) addressed marital status, pregnancy, miscarriage, and presence or absence of congenital heart defects or other… CONTINUE READING
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