Ten-year trend in prevalence and outcome of Down syndrome with congenital heart disease in a middle-income country

Conclusion: The prevalence of CHD in patients with Down syndrome is similar between Malaysia and high-income countries. The lower survival rate is attributed to limited expertise and resources which limit timely surgery.What is Known:•The survival of patients with Down syndrome with congenital heart disease (CHD) has improved in high-income countries. However, little is known about the survival of patients with Down syndrome with CHD from middle-income countries.•In the Caucasian population, atrioventricular septal defect is the most common type of CHD associated with Down syndrome.What is New:•In middle-income countries, the prevalence of CHD is the same as in high-income countries, but with a lower survival rate.•In the Asian population, ventricular septal defect is the most common type of CHD in patients with Down syndrome.
Source: European Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

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