Table 4

Complex/significant congenital heart disease recognised but fetus not aborted, 1996

Patient Cardiac lesions Chromosomes
 IUD1Inlet VSD, straddling tricuspid valve complete  heart blockTrisomy 18
2CAVSD, hydrops, bradycardia, left atrial isomerismN
3Common arterial trunk type 1N
 NND1Double chambered RV, RA++, TR++N
2CAVSD, hypoplastic LV, coarctation, coartectomyTrisomy 21
3Tetralogy of Fallot, diaphragmatic herniaN
4Tetralogy of Fallot, DORV, polycystic kidneysN
5TGA, DORV, interrupted aortic arch, tetralogy
 of Fallot
6Coarctation, RV and RA enlargementTrisomy 13
 Alive1Confluent VSD, LVOTO, complete heart blockN
2Multiple myocardial plaques and ventricular  dysfunctionN
3CAVSD, heart in right chestN
4Tetralogy of Fallot, exomphalosN
5Perimembranous VSD, coarctationN
6Williams syndrome, pulmonary valve stenosis,  exomphalosN
7Large confluent perimembranous VSDN
8CAVSD, tetralogy of Fallot, exomphalos  Goldenhaar's syndromeN
9Rhabdomyoma, single largeN
11Coarctation, R heart enlargementN
12DIRV, straddling left AV valve, hypoplastic LV, DORVN
13Multiple rhabdomyomata, SVT, tuberous sclerosisN
  • Total, 22 cases: three serious chromosomal abnormalities; 13 survivors.

  • AV, atrioventricular; CAVSD, complete atrioventricular septal defect; DIRV, double inlet right ventricle; DORV, double outlet right ventricle; IUD, intrauterine death; LV, left ventricle; NND, neonatal death; LVOTO, left ventricular outflow tract obstruction; N, normal; R, right; RA, right atrium; RV, right ventricle; SVT, supraventricular tachycardia; TGA, transposition of the great arteries; TR, tricuspid regurgitation; VSD ventricular septal defect.