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Date of Graduation

8-2003

Degree Type

Capstone Project (On-Campus Access Only)

Degree Name

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

First Advisor

Judy Ortiz, PA-C

Abstract

With the advent of genetic testing, children with congenital heart anomalies have been screened for 22q11 deletion (Velocardiofacial) syndrome on a frequent basis. However, in a four year retrospective case study done at Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital it was discovered that more children with feeding and hearing abnormalities had a much higher incidence of22qll deletion than did children with cyanotic cardiac disease and that routine screening should be indicated for this population of infants.

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