Prenatal detection of congenital heart disease in a low risk population undergoing first and second trimester screening.

@article{Jrgensen2015PrenatalDO,
  title={Prenatal detection of congenital heart disease in a low risk population undergoing first and second trimester screening.},
  author={Ditte S J\orgensen and Niels Vejlstrup and Connie J\orgensen and Lisa Leth Maroun and Jesper Steensberg and Anette Hessellund and Finn Stener J\orgensen and Torben Thaning Larsen and A C Shalmi and Lillian Skibsted and Helle Zingenberg and Charlotte Kvist Ekelund and Ann Tabor},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  year={2015},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={325-30}
}
OBJECTIVES The prenatal detection rate of congenital heart disease (CHD) is low compared with other fetal malformations. Our aim was to evaluate the prenatal detection of CHD in Eastern Denmark. METHODS Fetuses and infants diagnosed with CHD in the period 01.01.2008-31.12.2010 were assessed regarding prenatal detection rate and accuracy, as well as correlation with nuchal translucency (NT) thickness. RESULTS Out of 86 121 infants, 831 were born with CHD (0.96%). The prenatal detection rate… CONTINUE READING

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