Pulse oximetry screening for critical congenital heart defects in asymptomatic newborn babies: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Colleges, School and Institutes

Abstract

Screening for critical congenital heart defects in newborn babies can aid in early recognition, with the prospect of improved outcome. We assessed the performance of pulse oximetry as a screening method for the detection of critical congenital heart defects in asymptomatic newborn babies.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2459-64
Number of pages6
JournalLancet
Volume379
Issue number9835
Publication statusPublished - 2012