The real prevalence of deletion 22 (del22) in isolated congenital heart defects is still disputed. The experience of our group suggests that patients with CHD and del22 have classic or subtle extracardiac features, so that an accurate clinical evaluation of patients with CHD is needed before stating that the defect is isolated.
- Congenital heart disease
- Deletion 22q11.2
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine