Prenatal detection of congenital heart disease in southern Nevada: the need for universal fetal cardiac evaluation.

@article{Acherman2007PrenatalDO,
  title={Prenatal detection of congenital heart disease in southern Nevada: the need for universal fetal cardiac evaluation.},
  author={Ruben J. Acherman and William N. Evans and Carlos F. Luna and Robert C. Rollins and Katrinka T. Kip and Juan C. Collazos and Humberto Restrepo and Joseph Adasheck and Brian K Iriye and Donald Roberts and Alan J Sacks},
  journal={Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 12},
  pages={1715-9; quiz 1720-1}
}
OBJECTIVE Congenital cardiac malformations are common developmental anomalies. In the United States, congenital heart disease is the number one cause of infant mortality from congenital malformations. Prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart defects aids treatment coordination. Our aim was to evaluate prenatal detection of serious congenital heart malformations in Clark County, Nevada. METHODS We electronically searched our research department-maintained computer database for patients with… CONTINUE READING

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