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Actual researches show that adenosine and its forerunner, ATP, can realise a nodal block in intravenous (i.v.) administration. This effect, even if transient, is of particular usefulness in the therapy of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PST) in children and adults. 1 mg/kg ATP was administered i.v. to 51 children (aged 3 months to 15 years)(More)
UNLABELLED Most studies regarding the etiology of hypertension in children have found a frequency of secondary hypertension 4 to 9 times greater the than in adults (70-90% vs. 10%), with a probability of identifying an underlying disease inversely related with the age and directly related with the severity of hypertension. MATERIAL AND METHOD The purpose(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of the study was to investigate the main morphofunctional aspects of the cardiac involvement in systemic hypertension in child. METHODS 48 children with aged ranging between 2 months-18 years, diagnosed with systemic hypertension (SH), were followed up more than 1 year (with treatment) and investigated by clinical examination and(More)