Terukazu Shiota

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To examine the effects of ductal closure on left ventricular (LV) systolic and diastolic function during the early neonatal periods, 45 normal term neonates delivered after uncomplicated pregnancies (mean 39 weeks) were studied using two-dimensional and Doppler echocardiography. We measured ductus arteriosus size, arterial blood pressures, ascending aortic(More)
ABSTRACT: The aim of this study was to evaluate the changes in Doppler transmitral flow patterns during the 1st d of life. Doppler echocardiography of the ascending aorta and mitral valve was performed serially in 20 normal neonates at 2, 12, and 24 h of age. A computer-interfaced digitizer pad was used to measure the following: ascending aorta flow(More)
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