1. Introductionn2. Prenatal and Infant Mortalityn3. Infant Mortalityn4. Birthweight and Impairmentsn5. Ethnic and Other Comparisonsn6. Causes of Perinatal Moralityn7. Congenital Cardiovascular Malformationsn8. Population-based Studiesn9. Hospital-based Studiesn10. Cardiovascular Malformations and Birthweightn11. Patent Ductus Arteriosus and Birthweightn12. Cardiovascular Malformations and Mortalityn13. Prenatal Detectionn14. Summary to This Pointn15. Ventricular Septal Defectn16. Cardiovascuar Malformation and Mortalityn17. Epidemiology and Etiology of Cardiovascular Malformationn18. Extrinsic Causes of Cardiovascular Malformationsn19. Summing UP, Comment and Last WordnBibliographynIndex
To aid in unraveling the complexities of the causation of congenital malformations, various influences on their frequency are considered in this book. And of course the known and possible environmental bases of their occurrence are fully described. An introductory record of the history of perinatal mortality in the last three centuries gives foundation for the discussion of death in contemporary decades.
Various influences on the frequency of congenital malformations are considered
The known and possible environmental bases of their occurrence are fully described