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Consensus-based method for risk adjustment for surgery for congenital heart disease.
OBJECTIVE The aim was to develop a consensus-based method of risk adjustment for in-hospital mortality among children younger than 18 years after surgery for congenital heart disease (designatedExpand
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Principles of biostatistics
1. INTRODUCTION Overview / Review Exercises / Bibliography 2. DATA PRESENTATION Types of Numerical Data / Tables / Graphs / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 3. NUMERICAL SUMMARYExpand
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Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome in American Adolescents: Findings From the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Background—Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is defined by the Third Report of the Adult Treatment Panel (ATP III) using criteria easily applied by clinicians and researchers. There is no standard pediatricExpand
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Factors associated with impaired clinical status in long-term survivors of tetralogy of Fallot repair evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to identify independent factors associated with impaired clinical status in late survivors of tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) repair. BACKGROUND Repair of TOFExpand
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Late Gestation Cerebellar Growth Is Rapid and Impeded by Premature Birth
Objective. Cognitive impairments and academic failure are commonly reported in survivors of preterm birth. Recent studies suggest an important role for the cerebellum in the development of cognitiveExpand
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Contemporary predictors of death and sustained ventricular tachycardia in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot enrolled in the INDICATOR cohort
Objective Patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) experience increased rates of mortality and morbidity in adulthood. This study was designed to identify risk factors for death andExpand
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The Current Etiologic Profile and Neurodevelopmental Outcome of Seizures in Term Newborn Infants
OBJECTIVES. The objectives of this study were to delineate the etiologic profile and neurodevelopmental outcome of neonatal seizures in the current era of neonatal intensive care and to identifyExpand
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Accuracy of guideline recommendations for two-dimensional quantification of the right ventricle by echocardiography
Background The accuracy of the guidelines of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) for the two-dimensional (2D) quantitative assessment of right ventricular (RV) size and function has notExpand
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Impact of Cardiac Rehabilitation on the Exercise Function of Children With Serious Congenital Heart Disease
Objectives. The exercise capacity of children with congenital heart disease (CHD) is often depressed. This depression is thought to be attributable to (1) residual hemodynamic defects and (2)Expand
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Sustained Effects of Cardiac Rehabilitation in Children With Serious Congenital Heart Disease
OBJECTIVE. Past studies have documented the acute benefits of cardiac rehabilitation in children with congenital heart disease. It is not known whether these benefits persist. PATIENTS AND METHODS.Expand
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