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Assessment of Cardiac Functions in Fetuses of Gestational Diabetic Mothers
We investigated cardiac function in 67 fetuses of gestational diabetic mothers (FGDMs) and 122 fetuses of healthy mothers between 24 and 36 weeks of gestation. Cardiac functions were evaluated byExpand
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Is platelet mass a more significant indicator than platelet count of closure of patent ductus arteriosus?
Abstract Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether or not platelet mass contributes to closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in premature newborns. Study design and subjects:Expand
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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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Rhythm and Conduction Analysis of Patients With Acute Rheumatic Fever
Various rhythm and conduction abnormalities can develop in acute rheumatic fever. This study investigated rhythm and conduction abnormalities in children with acute rheumatic fever using a standardExpand
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Assessment of Fetal Cardiac Function in Mild Preeclampsia
This study investigated cardiac function in 65 fetuses of mildly preeclamptic mothers and 55 fetuses of healthy mothers at 26–40 weeks of gestation. Fetuses with intrauterine growth restriction wereExpand
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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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The Effects of Pre-pregnancy Obesity on Fetal Cardiac Functions
Obesity is a substantial public health problem with a rapidly increasing prevalence in numerous industrialized nations. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of maternalExpand
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Efficacy and safety of rectal ibuprofen for patent ductus arteriosus closure in very low birth weight preterm infants
Abstract Background: To compare rectal ibuprofen with oral ibuprofen for the closure of hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus (hsPDA) in very low birth weight (VLBW) preterm infants.Expand
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Impact of Patent Ductus Arteriosus and Subsequent Therapy with Ibuprofen on the Release of S-100B and Oxidative Stress Index in Preterm Infants
Background Hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus (hsPDA) leads to injury in tissues/organs by reducing perfusion of organs and causing oxidative stress. The purpose of this study wasExpand
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Effect of obesity on left ventricular longitudinal myocardial strain by speckle tracking echocardiography in children and adolescents.
BACKGROUND Impaired subclinical ventricular function may contribute to the risk of cardiovascular disease in obesity. AIMS The aim of this study was to determine the influence of obesity on leftExpand
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