Congenital heart disease in first year of life (an autopsy study of 270 cases)
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The pattern of anomalies seen in 270 autopsied cases of congenital heart disease during first year of life is described. The commonest anomaly found during neonatal period was fetal coarctation (14%), followed by transposition complexes (12.1%) and mitral and/or aortic atresia complexes (10.2%). Tetralogy of Fallot (11.8%) was the commonest malformation during first year of life followed by transposition complexes (11.6%) and fetal coarctation (7.7%). Associated noncardiac anomalies were present in 9.2% cases with a higher frequency of gastrointestinal tract anomalies.
Key wordsCongenital eart disease autopsy, tetralogy of fallot Noncardiac and cardiac anomalies
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