Early predictors of myocardial disease in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Salem2009EarlyPO,
  title={Early predictors of myocardial disease in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Mona A. K. Salem and Soha El Behery and Amira Adly and Dina Khalil and Eman S. El Hadidi},
  journal={Pediatric diabetes},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 8},
  pages={513-21}
}
BACKGROUND The spectrum of diabetic heart disease involves a progression from normal heart to preclinical left ventricular diastolic and systolic dysfunction followed by overt echocardiographic evidence of left ventricular (LV) dysfunction and finally symptomatic heart failure. OBJECTIVE To compare the value of tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) over the conventional echocardiography in the assessment of early myocardial dysfunction in type 1 diabetics in correlation with serum N-terminal pro-brain… CONTINUE READING
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