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Congenital heart diseases in parents -> what risk in fetuses?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: One~4%both~6-8
Chd is polygenic= influenced by multiple genes and not directly passed on.
The type of the parents chd is not necessarily one seen in the offspring.

In brief: One~4%both~6-8
Chd is polygenic= influenced by multiple genes and not directly passed on.
The type of the parents chd is not necessarily one seen in the offspring.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Roughly 2-3%
The most commonly quoted number is that for every 1, 000 babies born approximately 8 will have some form of congenital heart disease (chd).
When a parent has chd the chance of offspring having heart disease will vary depending on which parent is affected (mom or dad) and what defect is present but a good general average is 2-3% chance (meaning there is a 97-98% chance of no heart disease).

In brief: Roughly 2-3%
The most commonly quoted number is that for every 1, 000 babies born approximately 8 will have some form of congenital heart disease (chd).
When a parent has chd the chance of offspring having heart disease will vary depending on which parent is affected (mom or dad) and what defect is present but a good general average is 2-3% chance (meaning there is a 97-98% chance of no heart disease).
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
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