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Indications for fetal echocardiography

Nick Archer and Nicky Manning

in Fetal Cardiology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print July 2009 | ISBN: 9780199230709
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726002 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199230709.003.0003

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Indications for fetal echocardiography

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Introduction 36

Indications for a detailed cardiac scan 38

The incidence of structural CHD is 8:1000 live births, in practical counselling the figure often used is 1%.

This figure is higher in the prenatal population and cardiac diagnoses are biased towards:

More complicated lesions....

Chapter.  511 words. 

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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