Table 3

Associated congenital heart defects in patients with CAVSD

Heart defectNumber (%)
PDA43 (32)
ASD secundum31 (23)
Persistent left caval vein4 (3)
Apical VSD4 (3)3-150
Aberrant right subclavian artery2 (1)
Single coronary artery (left)1 (0.7)
  • More than one congenital heart defect was found in 17 patients.

  • 3-150 Two patients without Down’s syndrome. Comparison between Down’s syndrome and non-Down’s syndrome patients regarding presence of additional VSD: Fisher’s exact test, p = 0.11.

  • ASD, atrial septal defect; PDA, persistent ductus arteriosus; VSD, ventricular septal defect.