n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Anaesthesia for the child with congenital heart disease : pointers and pitfalls
|Article Title||Anaesthesia for the child with congenital heart disease : pointers and pitfalls|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital and 2 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Nov 2011|
|Pages||463 - 466|
Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the commonest birth defect, with a reported incidence in developed countries of 1:125 live births. Currently, with multidisciplinary advances in technology, 90% of these children reach adulthood. In South Africa these figures are likely to be different, but the same principles apply.
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