Mortality from congenital heart disease in Mexico : A problem on the rise

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dc.contributor.author Murguía Peniche, María Teresa
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-24T22:58:09Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-24T22:58:09Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Torres Cosme, J. L., Rolón Porras, C., Aguinaga Ríos, M., Acosta Granado, P. M., Reyes Muñoz, E. y Murguía Peniche, M. T. (2016). Mortality from congenital heart disease in Mexico: A problem on the rise. PLoS ONE, 11 (3). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150422
dc.identifier.issn 1932-6203
dc.identifier.other Campus Ciudad de México
dc.identifier.uri http://scripta.up.edu.mx/xmlui/handle/123456789/889
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150422
dc.description.abstract Background and Objectives Temporal trends in mortality from congenital heart disease (CHD) vary among regions. It is therefore necessary to study this problem in each country. In Mexico, congenital anomalies were responsible for 24% of infant mortality in 2013 and CHD represented 55% of total deaths from congenital anomalies among children under 1 year of age. The objectives of this study were to analyze the trends in infant mortality from CHD in Mexico (1998 to 2013), its specific causes, age at death and associated socio-demographic factors. Methods Population-based study which calculated the compounded annual growth rate of death rom CHD between 1998 and 2013. Specific causes, age at which death from CHD occurred and risk factors associated with mortality were analyzed for the year 2013. Results Infant mortality from CHD increased 24.8% from 1998 to 2013 (114.4 to 146.4/ 100,000 live births). A total of 3,593 CHD deaths occurred in 2013; the main causes were CHD with leftto- right shunt (n = 487; 19.8/100,000 live births) and cyanotic heart disease (n = 410; 16.7/ 100,000). A total of 1,049 (29.2%) deaths from CHD occurred during the first week of life. Risk factors associated with mortality from CHD were, in order of magnitude: non-institutional birth, rural area, birth in a public hospital and male sex. Conclusions Mortality from CHD has increased in Mexico. The main causes were CHD with left-to-right shunt, which are not necessarily fatal if treated promptly. Populations vulnerable to death from CHD were identified. Approximately one-third of the CHD occurred during the first week of life. It is important to promote early diagnosis, especially for non-institutional births. © Copyright: 2016 Torres-Cosme et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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dc.description.tableofcontents Ciencias de la Salud
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher PLoS ONE
dc.publisher Public Library of Science
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dc.source PLoS ONE
dc.subject Cause of Death
dc.subject Female
dc.subject Heart Defects, Congenital
dc.subject Home Childbirth
dc.subject Hospital Mortality
dc.subject Hospitals, Public
dc.subject Infant Mortality
dc.subject Infant, Newborn
dc.subject Risk Factors
dc.subject Rural Population
dc.subject Sex Factors
dc.subject Socioeconomic Factors
dc.subject Urban Population
dc.subject.classification MEDICINA Y CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD
dc.title Mortality from congenital heart disease in Mexico : A problem on the rise
dc.type artículo


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