Postnatal growth in southern Chinese children with symptomatic congenital heart disease.


Many Western children with congenital heart disease (CHD) show significant growth retardation. In this study postnatal growth was examined in Chinese children with symptomatic CHD in Hong Kong, in relation to their diagnosis and the time of surgery. 363 children of four years old or younger, who were admitted at Grantham Hospital, Hong Kong, in 1994 and… (More)