Tag: Genetics

June 19, 2022 0

Inherited heart disease in children

By FM

The estimated number of children to be born with a heart defect in India is more than two lakh per year. Though about 85 to 95 percent of these children survive into adulthood due to better surgical and non-surgical techniques, they need to understand heritability and passing on of the disease to the next generation when they enter into the reproductive age group.