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The late outcome in 226 patients who survived surgical repair of aortic coarctation was assessed 15-30 years after operation. Twenty six patients died during the follow up mainly from causes related to surgical repair or to associated cardiovascular anomalies. The survival rates of patients operated on between the ages of four and 20 years are 97%, 97%, 92%(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the association between the metabolic syndrome in children (MS) and the pre-pregnancy nutritional status of the mother. DESIGN AND METHODS A total number of 180 children aged between 6-19 years were examined. Self reported data about parents and their children were collected. The children underwent physical examination; weight,(More)
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