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Figulla ASD occluder versus Amplatzer Septal Occluder: a comparative study on validation of a novel device for percutaneous closure of atrial septal defects.
OBJECTIVES Occlutech Figulla ASD Occluder (FSO) is an alternative device to Amplatzer Septal Occluder (ASO) with some structural innovations including increased flexibility, minimizing the amount ofExpand
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Analysis of maximum P-wave duration and dispersion after percutaneous closure of atrial septal defects: comparison of two septal occluders.
OBJECTIVE Amplatzer septal occluder (ASO) is the most widely used device for closure of atrial septal defect (ASD). Figulla septal occluder (FSO) is a similar device to ASO with some structuralExpand
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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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Effects of carvedilol therapy on cardiac autonomic control, QT dispersion, and ventricular arrhythmias in children with dilated cardiomyopathy
Background The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of carvedilol therapy on autonomic control of the heart and QT-interval dispersion (QTd) among children with idiopathic dilatedExpand
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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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Bradycardia seen in children with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever.
INTRODUCTION Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a zoonotic viral disease with a high mortality rate. In clinical practice, we observed bradycardia in some pediatric patients with CCHF duringExpand
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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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Serum adiponectin, leptin, and interleukin 6 levels as adipocytokines in children with febrile seizures
Proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines have an important role in the pathogenesis of febrile seizures (FS). Adipocytokines like interleukin 6 (IL-6), leptin, and adiponectin released fromExpand
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Is Atrial Electromechanical Coupling Delayed in Patients with Secundum Atrial Septal Defect?
There is no available published information about the atrial electromechanical coupling time (AEMCT) in patients with atrial septal defect (ASD). The aim of this study was to investigate theExpand
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