Children with chest pain visiting the emergency department.

  title={Children with chest pain visiting the emergency department.},
  author={Chien-Heng Lin and Wei-Ching Lin and Yung-Jen Ho and Jeng-Sheng Chang},
  journal={Pediatrics and neonatology},
  volume={49 2},
BACKGROUND Chest pain is a common complaint in children visiting the emergency department (ED). True organic problems like cardiac disease are rare. We assess and analyze the etiology of chest pain among children visiting a pediatric ED in one medical center. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of children with chest pain who visited our ED between September 2002 and June 2005. Any case of trauma-associated chest pain was excluded from this study. RESULTS A total of 103… CONTINUE READING