Heart disease in childhood: from malformed hearts to the silent impact of unhealthy lifestyles.


Journal Article

Early recognition of congenital heart disease, coupled with the growth and sophistication of diagnostic, medical, and surgical interventions at early ages, has resulted in significantly improved outcomes. However, the cardiovascular impact of the epidemic of childhood obesity and its related disorders now looms as an even greater threat to the health of children.

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Cited Authors

  • Armstrong, BE

Published Date

  • November 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 73 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 490 - 493

PubMed ID

  • 23617170

Pubmed Central ID

  • 23617170

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0029-2559


  • eng