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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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A comparative study: The efficacy of liquid paraffin and lactulose in management of chronic functional constipation
Abstract Objectives : To determine and compare efficacy, safety and optimal dose of two laxatives, liquid paraffin and lactulose, in 40 children with chronic functional constipation.
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Efficacy of zinc supplementation on the severity and duration of diarrhea in malnourished Turkish children
Background : Intervention trials have shown that zinc may be efficacious in treating acute diarrhea in children of developing countries. A double‐blind placebo‐controlled study was designed toExpand
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Correlation of Abdominal Fat Accumulation and Stiffness of the Abdominal Aorta in Obese Children
AIM To evaluate abdominal adipose tissue accumulation in obese children by ultrasound measurement and compare with the elastic properties of the abdominal aorta. CHILDREN AND METHODS A total of 56Expand
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Successful Two-Stage Correction of Ventricular Septal Defect and Patent Ductus Arteriosus in a Patient with Fixed Pulmonary Hypertension
We report a case of a 6-year-old boy with fixed severe pulmonary artery hypertension secondary to a ventricular septal defect (VSD) together with a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). As a preliminaryExpand
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QT dispersion in acute rheumatic fever.
BACKGROUND Disturbances of conduction are well known in the setting of acute rheumatic fever. The aim of this study is to investigate the QT dispersion as seen in the surface electrocardiogram ofExpand
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Successful transcatheter balloon dilatation of coarctation of aorta and coil occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus in a single catheterization procedure.
Simultaneous transcatheter coil occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus and balloon angioplasty of coarctation of aorta is avoided since intimal tearing after angioplasty is believed to increase theExpand
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Cardiac functions in children with coeliac disease during follow-up: insights from tissue Doppler imaging.
BACKGROUND The identification of a coeliac disease in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy raises critical questions on the relationship between the two entities. But cardiac functionsExpand
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Can analysis of the bispectral index prove helpful when monitoring titration of doses of midazolam and ketamine for sedation during paediatric cardiac catheterization.
OBJECTIVE We investigated the use of the bispectral index for monitoring sedation during cardiac catheterization. The scores for the bispectral index may not reflect correct values in children, butExpand
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Early predictive echocardiographic features of hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus in preterm VLBW infants
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in very low‐birthweight (VLBW) preterm infants due to significant left‐to‐right shunting, which leads to pulmonaryExpand
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