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Left superior vena cava persistence in patients undergoing pacemaker or cardioverter-defibrillator implantation: a 10-year experience.
OBJECTIVE The persistence of a left superior vena cava (LSVC) has been observed in 0.3% of the general population as established by autopsy. In the adult population, it is an important anatomicExpand
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Determinants of cardiopulmonary functional improvement after transcatheter atrial septal defect closure in asymptomatic adults.
OBJECTIVES We sought to evaluate the course of cardiopulmonary function after transcatheter atrial septal defect (ASD) closure and to identify the physiopathologic mechanisms leading to this change.Expand
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Modulation of neurohormonal activity after treatment of children in heart failure with carvedilol.
BACKGROUND In adults with heart failure, neurohormonal overstimulation is related to the progression of the disease, and influences prognosis. beta-blockers, which modulate neurohormonal activation,Expand
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Fluttering waves in electrocardiograms recorded in neonatal intensive care unit.
The electrocardiogram shown in Fig. 1 was recorded in a newborn during his stay in neonatal intensive care unit. The pattern of fibrillating waves initially raised the suspicion of atrial flutter orExpand
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Ipsilateral hemangioma and aortic arch anomalies in posterior fossa malformations, hemangiomas, arterial anomalies, coarctation of the aorta, and cardiac defects and eye abnormalities (PHACE)
Posterior fossa malformations, hemangiomas, arterial anomalies, coarctation of the aorta, and cardiac defects and eye abnormalities (PHACE) is a rare congenital anomaly with a broad spectrum ofExpand
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Evaluation of myocardial injury following repeated internal atrial shocks by monitoring serum cardiac troponin I levels.
INTRODUCTION Electrical shocks delivered for atrial cardioversion (CV) may cause myocardial damage. The aim of this study was to assess the extent of myocardial injury caused by repeated intracardiacExpand
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Describing Kawasaki shock syndrome: results from a retrospective study and literature review
Kawasaki shock syndrome (KSS) is a rare manifestation of Kawasaki disease (KD) characterized by systolic hypotension or clinical signs of poor perfusion. The objectives of the study are to describeExpand
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Intravenous flecainide for the treatment of junctional ectopic tachycardia after surgery for congenital heart disease.
BACKGROUND Junctional ectopic tachycardia (JET) is a life-threatening arrhythmia producing severe hemodynamic dysfunction, which may complicate the postoperative course of surgery for congenitalExpand
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Autosomal recessive paediatric sick sinus syndrome associated with novel compound mutations in SCN5A.
mutations in SCN5A☆☆☆ Takahide Kodama , Alessandra Serio , Marcello Disertori , Gabriele Bronzetti , Marta Diegoli , Nupoor Narula , Maurizia Grasso , Silvia Mazzola , Eloisa Arbustini a,⁎ a CentreExpand
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