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BACKGROUND Chylothorax after congenital heart surgery is a common complication with associated morbidities, but consensus treatment guidelines are lacking. Variability exists in the duration of medical treatment and timing for surgical intervention. METHODS After institution of a clinical practice guideline for management of postoperative chylothorax at a(More)
BACKGROUND Pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP) is an important indicator in pediatric heart transplant patients, but commonly used noninvasive surrogates, such as ratio of early diastolic mitral inflow velocity to annular velocity (E/E'), have limitations in this population. This study aimed to evaluate the relation of left atrial (LA) peak systolic(More)
FIGURE 1. Diagnostic imaging of siblings with anomalous coronary arteries. tery (LCA) from the right coronary sinus with single origin. B, Echocardiogram coronary sinus with single origin. C, Computed tomographic scan of patient 2 ouflow; PSX, parasternal short axis view; PA, pulmonary artery. From the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Stanford University(More)
Chest pain in children and adolescents frequently involves referral to a pediatric cardiologist. The etiology of chest pain in pediatrics is broad, and the vast majority of cases are not due to underlying cardiac pathology. However, evaluations are often pursued due to fear about missing a potentially serious cardiac diagnosis, which may lead to sudden(More)
Syncope is an abrupt loss of consciousness and postural tone frequently due to disturbance of the normal autonomic nervous system reflexive mechanisms in regulating peripheral vascular resistance, blood pressure, and heart rate. This leads to a transient decrease in cerebral blood flow. It is a common presenting complaint in children and adolescents. In(More)
Sanjeev Aggarwal Varun Aggarwal Zahid Amin Jeffrey Anderson Robert Anderson Robert Anderson Dean Andropoulos Sawsan Awad Peter Aziz Preetha Balakrishnan David Balzer David Barron Sergio Bartakian Peter Bartz Patricia Bastero Lee Beerman Oscar Benavidez Lee Benson Stuart Berger Lisa Bergersen Ami Bhatt Geoffrey Bird Joshua Blinder Sarah Blumenschein Sarah(More)
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