David A. van Tijn

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Animal studies have shown that dioxins influence plasma thyroid hormone concentrations. To investigate the effect of chlorinated dioxins and furans on thyroid hormone concentrations in humans, we studied 38 healthy breast-fed infants. The study population was divided into two groups according to the dioxin concentrations in milk fat of their mothers. Blood(More)
Chiari's network is a remnant of the eustachian valve located in the right atrium. Incomplete involution of the fetal sinus venosus valves results in "redundant" Chiari's network, which may compromise cardiovascular function. This report describes a case with the novel finding of prenatal compromise due to redundant Chiari's network and an uncommon case(More)
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