Wan-Ling Chih

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OBJECTIVE To explore the implication of serial coronary changes on the late coronary outcomes in patients with Kawasaki disease (KD) with coronary aneurysms ≧ 4 mm. STUDY DESIGN We performed a retrospective review of 78 patients with KD with large coronary aneurysms (1980-2013, male: 76.9%; 792 patient-years). Progressive coronary dilatation was defined(More)
A 3-year-old boy had a history of cor triatriatum, which was diagnosed incidentally when he was 1 year old during workups for failure to thrive and funnel chest. Initial echocardiographic evaluation revealed no evidence of obstruction through the orifice (mean pressure gradient, 3 mm Hg). However, progressive flow obstruction was noted at follow-up. At 3(More)
Stent implantation using a Cheatham Platinum (CP) stent for coarctation of the aorta (CoA) is a promising treatment alternative to traditional surgical repair. However, there are no earlier reports in the literature focusing on use of this stent in a Taiwanese patient. Herein we report a 16-year-old boy with CoA presenting with heart murmur and exercise(More)
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