• Severity of congenital heart disease tied to maternal, neonatal outcomes

    6 days ago - By Healio

    In a meta-analysis, neonatal mortality and maternal and neonatal morbidity rose as the severity of maternal congenital heart disease increased.
    “This meta-analysis established a relationship between congenital heart disease severity and adverse pregnancy outcomes. However, more lesion-specific research will be needed to counsel women on their individual risk,” Isabel Hardee, MD, from the department of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, told Healio. “Women with congenital heart disease, and particularly those with severe lesions, should
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