Some congenital heart defects are caused by, or related to, genetic problems. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.
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Print Source: Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Kleigman, Robert M. 18th edition, 2007, pp. 1884-5.
Online Source: American Heart Associationhttp://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=11083
Online Editor: Rachael Clarke
Online Editor: Sinovic, Dianna
Online Medical Reviewer: Bassem N. Mora, MD, MBA
Online Medical Reviewer: Foster, Sara M. RN, MPH
Online Medical Reviewer: Lyle, Teresa, RN, MSN, CPNP
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