relative incidence of most common congenital heart defects

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Incidence of congenital heart defects is 8/1000 live births.

  • ventricular septal defect 32.5%
  • pulmonary stenosis 7.6%
  • persistent ductus arteriosus 11.9%
  • atrial septal defect 5.9%
  • coarctation of the aorta 6.3%
  • aortic stenosis 5.1%
  • tetralogy of Fallot 5.9%
  • transposition of great arteries 5.0%

Last reviewed 01/2018