Congenital heart disease in children with Down's syndrome: Turkish experience of 13 years.

Nisli K., Oner N., Candan S., Kayserili H., Tansel T., Tireli E., ...More

Acta cardiologica, vol.63, no.5, pp.585-9, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.2143/ac.63.5.2033225
  • Journal Name: Acta cardiologica
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.585-9
  • Keywords: Down's syndrome, congenital heart defects, atrioventricular septal defects, ATRIOVENTRICULAR SEPTAL-DEFECTS, CARDIOVASCULAR MALFORMATIONS, CARDIAC-DISEASE, VALVES
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background - Down's syndrome (DS) is the most common chromosomal abnormality due to a trisomy of chromosome 21 commonly associated with congenital heart defects (CHDs). This study aimed to evaluate the frequency and types of CHD patterns in Turkish children with DS.