Should an echocardiographic scan be done routinely for infants of diabetic mothers?

@article{Vural1995ShouldAE,
  title={Should an echocardiographic scan be done routinely for infants of diabetic mothers?},
  author={Mehmet Vural and Lokombe Leke and H Mahomedaly and Yves Maingourd and Odile Kremp and B. Risbourg},
  journal={The Turkish journal of pediatrics},
  year={1995},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={351-6}
}
Several cardiologic pathologies are seen in infants of diabetic mothers (IDMs). Though asymmetrical septal hypertrophy (ASH) is a frequent pathology in IDMs, it is not routinely searched for with an echocardiographic scan. We have performed an echocardiographic examination for all IDMs (56 neonates) hospitalized between January 1987 and December 1992 in our neonatology and neonatal reanimation units. Of 56 patients, the diagnosis of 17 cases of ASH 930%) was made. The group with ASH (17… CONTINUE READING

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