Katya E De Groote

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We determined inter- and intra-observer variability of measurements of QT and heart rate corrected QT (QTc) interval in newborn infants. In 55 newborns, a standard 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) with rhythm strip was analysed independently by three observers. QT and the preceding RR interval were measured in three different beats. The QTc interval was(More)
Hypertension in Turner syndrome (TS) is a multifactorial, highly prevalent and significant problem that warrants timely diagnosis and rigorous treatment. The objective of this study was to investigate the association between abnormal aortic arch morphology and hypertension in adult TS patients. This was a single centre retrospective study in 74 adult TS(More)
Because of the enormous advances in the medical treatment of CHD, the long-term survival of patients suffering from this disease has increased significantly. Currently, about 90% of patients reach adulthood, which entails many new challenges both for patients and their families and for healthcare professionals. The main objective of family-centred(More)
Persistent respiratory or feeding problems in children may be associated with a congenital vascular ring. Surgical management is fairly standardized, but long-term outcomes are not well described. This study aims to investigate clinical presentation, surgical treatment, and risk factors for early mortality and late outcome. Our database revealed 62(More)
t a i o s c r Background. From June 1995 to January 2003, 49 conecutive neonates of less than 2,500 g underwent early urgery for congenital heart disease. A retrospective nalysis was performed to evaluate the early to medium erm outcome. Methods. Major cardiac surgery for congenital heart efects included a complete correction in 31 patients group I) and a(More)
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