Table 2

Major cardiac defects: Postnatal diagnoses

Case numberKaryotypeIndication for echocardiographyCardiac defectOutcome
LVOTO, left ventricular outflow tract obstruction.
1NormalPersistent cardiac murmur at 6 week follow upVSDLive birth, surgery
2NormalSuspected VSD on antenatal scanVSDLive birth, surgery
3NormalCentral cyanosis and cardiac murmurPulmonary stenosisLive birth, balloon dilatation
4NormalPersistent cardiac murmur at 6 week follow upPulmonary stenosisLive birth, balloon dilatation
5NormalCentral cyanosis and cardiac murmurTetralogy of FallotLive birth, surgery
6NormalTachypnoea and poor feedingCoarctation of the aorta, VSD, subaortic stenosisLive birth, surgery
7NormalNeonatal collapseCoarctation of the aorta and bicuspid aortic valveLive birth, surgery
8NormalCentral cyanosisTransposition of the great arteriesLive birth, surgery
9NormalFailure to thrive, cardiomegaly on chest radiographHypertrophic cardiomyopathy (LVOTO)Live birth, long term follow up
10T21Postnatal diagnosis of T21 and cardiac murmurVSDLive birth, surgery