Risk Factors for Congenital Heart Disease ( CHD ) in Vellore , India

  title={Risk Factors for Congenital Heart Disease ( CHD ) in Vellore , India},
  author={Anshula Tandon and Sonali Sengupta and Vinayak Suresh Shukla and Sumita Danda},
The aim of this study was to investigate the probable risk factors implicated in the aetiology of Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) in Vellore population, India. CHD is now a most common cause of birth defects. The burden of CHD in India is enormous due to very high birth rate. This emphasizes the importance of this group of heart diseases. The cause of 90% of the CHDs is multifactorial, but little is known about the environmental risk factors. Thus a matched case control study was conducted in… CONTINUE READING


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