Evaluation of congenital heart diseases and thyroid abnormalities in children with Down syndrome

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MIHÇI E., Akcurin G., Eren E., Kardelen F., Akcurin S., KESER İ., ...More

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.10, no.5, pp.440-445, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/akd.2010.143
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.440-445
  • Keywords: Down syndrome, congenital heart disease, congenital hypothyroidism, subclinical hypothyroidism, DEFECTS, HYPOTHYROIDISM
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Congenital heart disease (CHD) associated with thyroid disease has been reported in Down syndrome (DS). The purpose of this work was to assess abnormalities of the thyroid in relation to the frequency and type of CHD on admission among children with DS.