Iqrar Hussain, Syed Sajid Munir, Maimoona Saeed, Sami Ul Haq
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To Determine the Frequency of Congenital Heart Disease in Infants of Diabetic Mothers

Iqrar Hussain, Syed Sajid Munir, Maimoona Saeed, Sami Ul Haq



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ABSTRACT

Aim: To determine the frequency of Congenital Heart Disease in infants of diabetic mother.

Methodology: Cross sectional (Descriptive) study conducted in the Department of Pediatrics Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar from 15-04-2015 to 15-10-2015. The sample size was150 patients, using 52.5% incidence of CHD in IDM and 95% confidence interval with 8% margin of error under WHO software

Results: This study was carried out on 150 patients at the Department of Pediatrics, Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar. CHD was detected in 79 (52.7%) patients while in 71 (47.33%) patients, CHD was not detected.

Conclusion: Our study concluded moderate prevalence of Congenital Heart Disease in infants born to diabetic mothers. Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, Pregnancy, Newborn, Heart defects



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