Clinical and echocardiographic effects of hypocalcemia secondary to severe vitamin d deficiency ( VDD ) and effect of treatment

Hypocalcemia (HC), without an underlying myocardial disease, is a relatively uncommon but reversible cause of congestive heart failure. We studied the cardiac functions (heart rate, blood pressure, ECG and Echocardiographic parameters (Fractional shortening (FR), left ventricular end diastolic diameter (LVEDD) of 14 children who presented with hypocalcaemia… (More)