Congenital Heart Defects

Known as: Defects, Congenital Heart, Heart Defects, Congenital, Heart malformations 
Developmental abnormalities involving structures of the heart. These defects are present at birth but may be discovered later in life.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Knowledge of the familial contribution to congenital heart diseases (CHD) on an individual and population level is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE Small head circumferences and white matter injury in the form of periventricular leukomalacia have been observed in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Classification and analysis of congenital heart defects (CHD) in etiologic studies is particularly challenging because… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Cardiogenesis is an exquisitely sensitive process. Any perturbation in the cells that contribute to the building of the heart… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Today most patients with congenital heart disease survive childhood to be cared for by adult cardiologists. The number… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Congenital heart defects (CHDs) are the most common developmental anomaly and are the leading non-infectious cause of mortality… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Surgical series and some population-based studies have documented a decrease in mortality from heart defects. Recent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Although long-term prostacyclin (PGI2) has been shown to improve hemodynamics, quality of life, and survival in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Mental retardation and hypotonia are found in virtually all Down syndrome (DS) individuals, whereas congenital heart defects… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND The risk of recurrent neural-tube defects is decreased in women who take folic acid or multivitamins containing such… (More)
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