Coronary artery dimensions may be misclassified as normal in Kawasaki disease.

@article{Zorzi1998CoronaryAD,
  title={Coronary artery dimensions may be misclassified as normal in Kawasaki disease.},
  author={Andrea de Zorzi and Steven D. Colan and Kim Gauvreau and Annette L. Baker and Robert P. Sundel and Jane W. Newburger},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1998},
  volume={133 2},
  pages={254-8}
}
BACKGROUND Current American Heart Association guidelines indicate that patients with Kawasaki disease and no coronary artery abnormalities on echocardiography at any stage of illness may be discharged from cardiologic follow-up 1 year after onset of illness. METHODS AND RESULTS To determine whether coronary artery dimensions in patients with Kawasaki disease whose vessels are classified as "normal" by Japanese Ministry of Health criteria have a distribution similar to expected population… CONTINUE READING
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