The Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Defects, Part I: A Study Based on Data from Three Large Registries of Congenital Malformations

@article{Pradat2003TheEO,
  title={The Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Defects, Part I: A Study Based on Data from Three Large Registries of Congenital Malformations},
  author={Pierre Pradat and Ch Francannet and John A Harris and Elisabeth Robert},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={24},
  pages={195-221}
}
To analyze complex and noncomplex cardiac malformations regarding prevalence and in relation to demographic variables, we pooled data on infants (age 1 year or younger) with congenital cardiovascular defects from three large birth defect registries in California, Sweden, and France. Altogether, 12,932 infants had one or more congenital heart defects out of 4.4 million live births and stillbirths. The registries in Sweden and France obtained data through reporting from various sources; in… CONTINUE READING
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