Prenatal detection of cardiovascular malformations by echocardiography: an indication for cytogenetic evaluation.

@article{Berg1988PrenatalDO,
  title={Prenatal detection of cardiovascular malformations by echocardiography: an indication for cytogenetic evaluation.},
  author={Kate Berg and Esther Bridgman Clark and Jacquie Astemborski and Joann A. Boughman},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1988},
  volume={159 2},
  pages={
          477-81
        }
}
Prenatal diagnosis of congenital cardiovascular malformations by echocardiography may signal associated chromosome abnormalities. The exact proportion of these associations is not known but is expected to be higher than that with live-birth. To estimate the risk that a fetus with an echocardiographically detected heart defect has an autosomal trisomy or Turner syndrome, we adjusted the known frequency of aneuploidy in live-born infants with congenital cardiovascular malformations by the… CONTINUE READING

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