Prenatal Isolated Ventricular Septal Defect May Not Be Associated with Trisomy 21

@inproceedings{Shen2014PrenatalIV,
  title={Prenatal Isolated Ventricular Septal Defect May Not Be Associated with Trisomy 21},
  author={Ori Shen and Sari Lieberman and Benjamin Farber and Daniel Terner and Amnon Lahad and Ephrat Levy-Lahad},
  booktitle={Journal of clinical medicine},
  year={2014}
}
The aim of this study was to examine if isolated fetal ventricular septal defect (VSD) is associated with trisomy 21. One hundred twenty six cases with prenatal VSD diagnosed by a pediatric cardiologist were reviewed. Cases with known risk factors for congenital heart disease, the presence of other major anomalies, soft signs for trisomy 21 or a positive screen test for trisomy 21 were excluded. Ninety two cases formed the study group. None of the cases in the study group had trisomy 21. The… CONTINUE READING