Congenital Heart Disease in the Neonate
Part I: Epidemiology, Cardiac Development, and Fetal Circulation
CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE IS PRESENT IN ROUGHLY eight to ten out of every thousand newborn infants.1 However, within the neonatal intensive care unit, the incidence of congenital heart disease is much higher than this, because low birth weight or small-for-date infants are more likely to have congenital heart disease than normal infants.2
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: April 1, 2002
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