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Disparities In Congenital Heart Defect Detection, Treatment

5 days ago   |   By HealthWorks Collective

Congenital heart defects are a common problem among newborns, present in about 1% of births or 40,000 infants every year. This may seem surprising - are there really that many children walking around with heart problems? - but in reality, most CHDs are mild. Only about 25% of these children have a critical CHD, defined as one that needs surgery or another procedure within the first year of life, and some may never need a major medical intervention at all.
So if most CHDs are minor, how worried should potential parents be? The answer depends on issues like race and class as much as that of...
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