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Management of stroke in infants and children: a scientific statement from a Special Writing Group of the American Heart Association Stroke Council and the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the
PURPOSE The purpose of this statement is to review the literature on childhood stroke and to provide recommendations for optimal diagnosis and treatment. This statement is intended for physicians whoExpand
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Obesity hypertension in children: a problem of epidemic proportions.
Obesity has become an increasingly important medical problem in children and adolescents. In national surveys from the 1960s to the 1990s, the prevalence of overweight in children grew from 5% toExpand
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Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in human and experimental animals; part 1: blood pressure measurement in humans.
To the Editor: The members of the Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in the Young Committee of the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young believe it is ofExpand
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Management of Stroke in Infants and Children
Purpose—The purpose of this statement is to review the literature on childhood stroke and to provide recommendations for optimal diagnosis and treatment. This statement is intended for physicians whoExpand
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Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Children and Adolescents : Recommendations for Standard Assessment
Introduction Epidemiology of Hypertension Throughout the world, 1 in every 4 adults suffers from hypertension,1 a disease that contributes to 49% of ischemic heart disease and 62% of strokesExpand
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Activity-Adjusted 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Cardiac Remodeling in Children with Sleep Disordered Breathing
Questions remain as to whether pediatric sleep disordered breathing increases the risk for elevated blood pressure and blood pressure–dependent cardiac remodeling. We tested the hypothesis thatExpand
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Identification of 'Candidatus Piscichlamydia salmonis' in Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus during a survey of charr production facilities in North America.
Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus production facilities, nonproduction water sources and effluents in the United States and Canada were sampled to determine if chlamydiae associated withExpand
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The American Heart Association ' s Strategic Impact Goal Defining and Setting National Goals for Cardiovascular Health Promotion
This document details the procedures and recommendations of the Goals and Metrics Committee of the Strategic Planning Task Force of the American Heart Association, which developed the 2020 ImpactExpand
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