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Balloon valvuloplasty in the treatment of congenital aortic valve stenosis--a retrospective multicenter survey of more than 1000 patients.
BACKGROUND The value of balloon valvuloplasty of the aortic valve in childhood is still under debate. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the results of the procedure in a retrospective multicenter survey of aExpand
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Clinical review: Thyroid hormone replacement in children after cardiac surgery – is it worth a try?
Cardiac surgery using cardiopulmonary bypass produces a generalized systemic inflammatory response, resulting in increased postoperative morbidity and mortality. Under these circumstances, a typicalExpand
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Peritoneal dialysis after infant open heart surgery: observations in 27 patients.
BACKGROUND The role of peritoneal dialysis (PD) in the management of infants after heart operation is under discussion. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of PD on fluid balance andExpand
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Clinical review: Vascular access for fluid infusion in children
  • N. Haas
  • Medicine
  • Critical care
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The current literature on venous access in infants and children for acute intravascular access in the routine situation and in emergency or intensive care settings is reviewed. The various techniquesExpand
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Renal impairment in patients with long‐standing cyanotic congenital heart disease
Nephropathy is known to occur in patients with long‐standing cyanotic congenital heart disease (CCHD). In order to assess the incidence, nature and degree of the problem among such patients,Expand
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Clinical course and complications of infective endocarditis in patients growing up with congenital heart disease.
BACKGROUND Although a high number of patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) undergo surgical palliation or definite correction up to adolescence, adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) mayExpand
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Is torsion a suitable echocardiographic parameter to detect acute changes in left ventricular afterload in children?
BACKGROUND Congenital heart defects such as coarctation or valvular aortic stenosis are followed by changes in left ventricular myocardial deformation mechanics induced by pressure overload. Expand
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Successful management of a resistant renal artery stenosis in a child using a 4 mm cutting balloon catheter
Percutaneous transluminal renal angioplasty (PTRA) is a well‐established method to treat renal artery stenosis (RAS) in children and adults. However, a significant number of stenoses might not beExpand
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Identifying infants at risk of marked thyroid suppression post-cardiopulmonary bypass
ObjectiveThe clinical benefit of tri-iodothyrinone (T3) replacement following congenital heart surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is not clear in unselected cohorts of children. Infants withExpand
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The role of FDG-PET-CT in pediatric cardiac patients and patients with congenital heart defects.
AIM Medical imaging by using FDG-PET/CT (PET-CT) can detect, confirm or eliminate with high sensitivity areas of suspected infections in case of persistent fever of unknown origin in combination withExpand
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