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Cardiovascular anomalies with imperforate anus.
  1. O H Teixeira,
  2. K Malhotra,
  3. J Sellers,
  4. S Mercer


    In 68 patients with anorectal malformations cardiovascular anomalies (CVA) were seen in 15 and genitourinary (GU) anomalies in 30. CVA were more frequent (33%) whenever there was a GU anomaly. Ventricular septal defect was the most frequent lesion. All but 1 CVA occurred with type III anorectal malformation. The complexity of the cardiac lesion did not parallel that of the GU anomaly.

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