Case-control study of giant coronary aneurysms due to Kawasaki disease: the 19th nationwide survey.

@article{Sudo2010CasecontrolSO,
  title={Case-control study of giant coronary aneurysms due to Kawasaki disease: the 19th nationwide survey.},
  author={Daisuke Sudo and Yoshiro Monobe and Mayumi Yashiro and Atsuko Sadakane and Ritei Uehara and Yosikazu Nakamura},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={790-4}
}
BACKGROUND The risk factors for recently reported cases of giant coronary aneurysms due to Kawasaki disease have not been elaborated. METHODS Fifty-three patients with giant coronary aneurysms, diagnosed as Kawasaki disease in 2005 and 2006, were selected from the 19th nationwide survey of the disease in Japan. With all the other patients recorded at the same hospitals as a control group, OR and their 95%CI were calculated to delineate the risk factors. RESULTS In multivariate analyses… CONTINUE READING

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