Cross-sectional and longitudinal assessment of aortic root dilation and valvular anomalies in hypermobile and classic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

@article{Atzinger2011CrosssectionalAL,
  title={Cross-sectional and longitudinal assessment of aortic root dilation and valvular anomalies in hypermobile and classic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.},
  author={Carrie L. Atzinger and Richard A. Meyer and Philip R. Khoury and Zhiqian Gao and Brad T Tinkle},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={158 5},
  pages={826-830.e1}
}
OBJECTIVES To delineate the prevalence of cardiac findings in hypermobile and classic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and provide longitudinal analysis of aortic root growth. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective chart review was conducted, and data were analyzed for cross-sectional prevalence of aortic dilation and valvular anomalies. The clinical implications of aortic root growth were determined by assessment of progression of aortic root measurements over time and clinical symptoms. RESULTS Patients… CONTINUE READING

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