hrp0082p3-d2-855 | Growth (3) | ESPE2014

Effect of Cyanotic and Acyanotic Congenital Heart Disease on Placental and Birth Size

Soliman Ashraf , Shatlah Emad , Sabt Aml , Alyafei Fawzia , Alqadi Mohanad

Background: Abnormal cardiac development leading to CHD can be associated with abnormal placental development with abnormal trophoblast invasion and remodeling resulting in abnormal transfer of nutrients and oxygen.Objective and hypotheses: We measured the anthropometric parameters (length, weight, and head circumference) and the placental weight of 49 FT newborns (gestation period >36 weeks) infants with CHD ((cyanotic (n=8) and acyanotic (...