congenital

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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 study evaluated 3,567 infants with various congenital heart defects and 5,395 matched controls.
A definitive randomized trial of periconceptual folic acid supplementation for the prevention of congenital heart defects would be ethically impossible because of the treatment's established effectiveness in preventing neural tube defects, Dr.
Serious congenital heart defects usually are diagnosed at birth or during infancy
The campaign is conducted by the mayor's office of Incheon together with Gil Hospital (South Korea) in the framework of a program on provision of free treatment for children with congenital heart defects, as well as of a program on cultural and economic cooperation between the cities of Incheon and Bishkek.
This inexpensive, easy, lifesaving test to detect critical congenital heart defects, known as pulse oximetry, is required in more than 30 states across the country including Missouri.
One in one hundred babies worldwide is born with a congenital heart defect (CHD).
For the second year in a row, the company and its foundation will raise funds for CHF, which works to advance research of pediatric congenital heart defects.
Abu Dhabi With more than 50 under-privileged babies born with congenital heart defects a year, the UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has dedicated an account to help cover heart surgery expenses for less privileged families living in the UAE.
They were followed until their infants were 1 year old in order to identify all congenital heart defects.
Mr Holmes, regional sales manager for the Cardiff office of the UK asset-based finance company, is personally close to the charity as his young son Liam has a congenital heart defect.
Normally, about two babies in 1,000 are born with the type of congenital heart defect studied.

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