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Figulla ASD occluder versus Amplatzer Septal Occluder: a comparative study on validation of a novel device for percutaneous closure of atrial septal defects.
OBJECTIVES Occlutech Figulla ASD Occluder (FSO) is an alternative device to Amplatzer Septal Occluder (ASO) with some structural innovations including increased flexibility, minimizing the amount ofExpand
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Assessment of Cardiac Functions in Fetuses of Gestational Diabetic Mothers
We investigated cardiac function in 67 fetuses of gestational diabetic mothers (FGDMs) and 122 fetuses of healthy mothers between 24 and 36 weeks of gestation. Cardiac functions were evaluated byExpand
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Analysis of maximum P-wave duration and dispersion after percutaneous closure of atrial septal defects: comparison of two septal occluders.
OBJECTIVE Amplatzer septal occluder (ASO) is the most widely used device for closure of atrial septal defect (ASD). Figulla septal occluder (FSO) is a similar device to ASO with some structuralExpand
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Early Subclinical Left-Ventricular Dysfunction in Obese Nonhypertensive Children: A Tissue Doppler Imaging Study
A direct effect of obesity on myocardial function has not been not well established. Our aim was to investigate the effect of body mass index (BMI) and homeostatic model assessment of insulinExpand
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Effects of carvedilol therapy on cardiac autonomic control, QT dispersion, and ventricular arrhythmias in children with dilated cardiomyopathy
Background The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of carvedilol therapy on autonomic control of the heart and QT-interval dispersion (QTd) among children with idiopathic dilatedExpand
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Rhythm and Conduction Analysis of Patients With Acute Rheumatic Fever
Various rhythm and conduction abnormalities can develop in acute rheumatic fever. This study investigated rhythm and conduction abnormalities in children with acute rheumatic fever using a standardExpand
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Assessment of Fetal Cardiac Function in Mild Preeclampsia
This study investigated cardiac function in 65 fetuses of mildly preeclamptic mothers and 55 fetuses of healthy mothers at 26–40 weeks of gestation. Fetuses with intrauterine growth restriction wereExpand
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Initial Experience with the Nit-Occlud ASD-R: Short-Term Results
We aim to assess the safety, feasibility and efficacy of the new Nit-Occlud ASD-R (NOASD-R) device. From 2014 to 2015, transcatheter closure of atrial septal defect (ASD) using the NOASD-R wasExpand
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The Effects of Pre-pregnancy Obesity on Fetal Cardiac Functions
Obesity is a substantial public health problem with a rapidly increasing prevalence in numerous industrialized nations. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of maternalExpand
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Transcatheter Cryoablation Procedures without Fluoroscopy in Pediatric Patients with Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia: A Single-Center Experience.
Background Atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT) is one of the most common supraventricular tachycardia substrates. The aim of this study was to demonstrate the excellent outcomes ofExpand
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