Cardiac performance in children with pectus excavatum.

@article{Ghory1989CardiacPI,
  title={Cardiac performance in children with pectus excavatum.},
  author={Mary Jo Ghory and Frederick W. James and W D Mays},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={751-5}
}
Fourteen children with pectus excavatum and 14 normal control patients underwent graded exercise testing using a cycle ergometer and the James protocol. All the subjects were preoperative. The children were exercised to exhaustion during the test. The pectus and control groups were broken down into subgroups consisting of subjects less than or equal to 10 years of age and subjects greater than or equal to 11 years of age (pectus and controls less than or equal to 10 years old, PI and CI… CONTINUE READING

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Maximal workload , oxygen consumption , cardiac output , and stroke volume were not significantly different when comparing the total groups or when each of the respective subgroups were compared .
Maximal workload , oxygen consumption , cardiac output , and stroke volume were not significantly different when comparing the total groups or when each of the respective subgroups were compared .
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