Electrocardiographic and echocardiographic changes in perinatal asphyxia.

  title={Electrocardiographic and echocardiographic changes in perinatal asphyxia.},
  author={P S Rajakumar and Ballambattu Vishnu Bhat and Magadi Gopalakrishna Sridhar and Jayaraman Balachander and Brenda Konar and P. Karthik Narayanan and Ginigeri Chetan},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  volume={76 3},
OBJECTIVE To study the usefulness of cardiac enzymes in evaluating myocardial damage in perinatal asphyxia. METHODS Thirty term babies with perinatal asphyxia and without any congenital malformations were selected as cases. They were compared with thirty healthy term babies without asphyxia. Myocardial dysfunction was evaluated using clinical, electrocardiography, echocardiography and cardiac enzymes i.e, troponin-T and CK-MB levels. RESULTS Among the 30 cases 23 had evidence of myocardial… CONTINUE READING

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