Alfonso Buendía

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tensin, vasopressin and methoxamine on cardiac function and blood flow distribution in conscious dogs. SUMMARY We followed 110 children, ages 6-15 years, who had undergone mitral valve replacement for rheumatic heart disease. Group 1 consisted of 74 patients with mechanical prostheses and a mean follow-up of 6.3 years. Group 2 consisted of 13 patients with(More)
A case of an 11-months-old girl with vomiting and laryngeal stridor is presented, and in whom a Kommerell diverticulum was demonstrated, which is a rare variant of the incomplete vascular ring. It is well known that the magnetic resonance is the best study to define this malformation. In this patient, it was the cardiac catheterization which allowed to(More)
  • Catalina Lomelí, Martín Rosas, +4 authors Sergio Mario Férez-Santander
  • 2008
Palabras clave: Hipertensión arterial sistémica. Niños y adolescentes. Enfermedad cardiovascular. Summary HYPERTENSION IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENCE The epidemic of childhood obesity, the risk of developing left ventricular hypertrophy, and evidence of the early development of atherosclerosis in children would make the detection of and intervention in(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine factors contributing to prolonged mechanical ventilation in children following surgery for congenital heart defects. DESIGN Prospective cohort trial. SETTING Critical Care Unit. "Ignacio Chávez" National Heart Institute, México; from January to December 2000. PATIENTS A total of 318 consecutive(More)
We present the case of a giant aneurysm and dissection of the abdominal aorta in an eight month old infant. Imaging studies especially a helicoid computerized axial tomography with 3D reconstruction, showed a lesion which extended from the diaphragm to the iliac arteries. The clinical findings and the above mentioned studies revealed non-obstructive heart(More)
OBJECTIVE Cardiopulmonary exercise testing is a tool that helps clinicians to establish diagnosis and calculate risk stratification in adults. However, the utility of this test among children with congenital heart disease has not been fully explored. The goal of this study was to describe reference values for cardiopulmonary performance of healthy children.(More)
Congenital absence of pulmonary valve leaflets is an uncommon condition usually associated with ventricular septal defect and an obstructive pulmonary valve ring. Twenty-one patients with these malformations are described. Twenty had an associated ventricular septal defect with ventriculoarterial concordance, and one also had transposition of the great(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES We report our experience in the surgical correction of anomalous origin of left coronary artery from pulmonary artery (ALCAPA), with an emphasis on the coronary reimplantation technique and its outcome. METHODS We designed a retrospective, longitudinal, descriptive study that included patients with ALCAPA who underwent surgery(More)
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