Clinical Relevance of the Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Inflammation in Kawasaki Disease

@article{Honkanen2002ClinicalRO,
  title={Clinical Relevance of the Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Inflammation in Kawasaki Disease},
  author={V. Honkanen and Brian W. McCrindle and Ronald M. Laxer and Brian Michael Feldman and Rebecca M. Schneider and Earl D. Silverman},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={24},
  pages={122-126}
}
The objective of this study was to determine predictive factors in children with Kawasaki disease (KD) with which we could distinguish the patients with KD who are either at very low risk or at very high risk for coronary artery inflammation (i.e., either patients who do not need intravenous immunoglobulin treatment or patients in whom more aggressive or even experimental therapies should be considered). Prospectively collected demographic, clinical, and laboratory data on 344 patients treated… CONTINUE READING

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