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congenital

denoting or relating to any nonhereditary condition, esp an abnormal condition, existing at birth

congenital

[kən′jen·əd·əl]
(medicine)
Dating from or existing before birth.
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The improved awareness and management of congenital heart defects (CHD) has resulted in increased number of grown up congenital heart disease (GUCH) patients seeking treatment.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Fathers-to-be who smoke may increase the risk of congenital heart defects in their offspring, according to a new study.
A new research has linked paternal smoking to increased risk of congenital heart defects.
Congenital syphilis occurs when syphilis is transmitted from a pregnant woman to her fetus; congenital syphilis can be prevented through screening and treatment during pregnancy.
Dubai-The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) collaborated with Kafrelsheikh University Hospital in Egypt to provide free surgeries to a total of 100 children with congenital heart abnormalities.
Before the causal relationship between Zika virus and neurologic congenital anomalies (1), especially microcephaly (2), was established, no evidence associated flavivirus with congenital malformations in humans, although postnatal complications have been described (3).
With advances in care, children undergoing complex cardiac repairs are surviving more frequently, resulting in a markedly increasing number of adults with congenital heart disease1,2.
KARACHI -- Since the turn of the millennium, child deaths associated with congenital heart defects in Pakistan have been declining thanks to improve public health and poverty reduction efforts.
Congenital syphilis is an infectious disease resulting mainly from hematogenous transmission of Treponema pallidum, a spirochete bacterium, through the placenta of an infected mother to the fetus during pregnancy [1].