The prevalence and morphological pattern of coarctation of aorta in Chinese children


Grant Data
Project Title
The prevalence and morphological pattern of coarctation of aorta in Chinese children
Principal Investigator
Dr Lau, Kai Chiu   (Principal investigator)
Start Date
1988-03-01
Amount
0
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Other Funding Scheme
Funding Year
1987/1988
Status
Completed
Objectives
The Chinese and other southeast Asian races have been reported to have a low prevalence of coarctation of aorta. This however deviates from local clinical observation. This epidemiological study tries to clarify the issue and to determines why the prevalence is different from that in western countries.