Parisa Mehrfar

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PURPOSE The aim was to assess whether impaired cardiac function contributes to symptoms of severe malaria in general or to metabolic acidosis in particular in children living in endemic regions. METHODS In a prospective observational investigation, 183 children with severe malaria were investigated for hemodynamic status and cardiac function upon(More)
While several anti-malarials are known to affect the electric conduction system of the heart, less is known on the direct effects of Plasmodium falciparum infection. Some earlier studies point to a direct impact of Plasmodium falciparum infection on the electric conduction system of the heart. The aim of this study was to analyse infection- and drug-induced(More)
BACKGROUND Volume substitution remains subject of controversy in the light of effusions and oedema potentially complicating this highly febrile disease. Understanding the role of myocardial and circulatory function appears to be essential for clinical management. In the present study, cardiac function and cardiac proteins have been assessed and correlated(More)
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