hrp0082p2-d3-615 | Turner Syndrome | ESPE2014

Aortic Dimensions and Cardiac Anomalies in a Cohort of Children with Turner Syndrome

Ginige Nimasari , de Silva Shamya , Perera Shehan

Background: The increased risk for congenital heart malformations in Turner syndrome (TS) is well established with a prevalence ranging from 17 to 45%. The associated cardiac anomalies and normal parameters for aortic dimensions in TS have not been previously reported from Sri Lanka.Objective and hypotheses: To document parameters for aortic dimensions and describe structural and functional cardiac abnormalities in a cohort of children with TS.<p cla...