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Closure of Secundum Atrial Septal Defects by Using the Occlutech Occluder Devices in More Than 1300 Patients: The IRFACODE Project: A Retrospective Case Series
The Occlutech Figulla ASD device series (OFSO) shows an improved device design for interventional ASD closure, larger follow‐up series are missing.
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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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Left main coronary artery and aortic root compression associated with atrial septal defect and pulmonary hypertension.
The extrinsic compression of left main coronary artery (LMCA) by dilated pulmonary artery is rarely reported. Various congenital and acquired diseases were shown to cause extrinsic LMCA compression.Expand
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Glucocorticoid-induced Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Acute Rheumatic Fever
Glucocorticoids are used as anti-inflammatory agents and are associated with many side effects including hyperglycemia, hypertension, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer, and so on. Hyperglycemia is a commonExpand
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Anthropometric measurements and body composition analysis of obese adolescents with and without metabolic syndrome
Aim: Obesity and risk of metabolic syndrome (MS) are rapidly increasing in children. Th erefore, criteria for MS were aimed to be evaluated in obese children (OC). Materials and methods:Expand
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Cardiac nodal and cardiac autonomic functions in children with vasovagal syncope.
In the present study, cardiac nodal (sinoatrial node and atrioventricular node) and cardiac autonomic functions have been investigated in children with vasovagal syncope (VVS). Thus, the effect ofExpand
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Third Generation Ventricular Assist Device: Mid‐Term Outcomes of the HeartWare HVAD in Pediatric Patients
The HeartWare HVAD is a small, third generation continuous flow pump that is intracorporeally placed for support of a failing ventricle in adult patients. This device is small in size when comparedExpand
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Cardiac chest pain in children.
  • D. Cagdas, F. Paç
  • Medicine
  • Anadolu kardiyoloji dergisi : AKD = the Anatolian…
  • 1 October 2009
OBJECTIVE Chest pain (CP) is a common cause of referral to hospital, not always directly related with cardiac diseases (CD). We investigated the causes for cardiac CP in children. METHODS A hundredExpand
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Treatment of massive cardiac thrombi in a patient with protein C and protein S deficiency.
  • F. Paç, D. Cagdas
  • Medicine
  • Blood coagulation & fibrinolysis : an…
  • 1 October 2007
Myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy is characterized by dilatation of all four cardiac chambers and decreased systolic function of the heart, especially in the left ventricle. In this report weExpand
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