Global myocardial function is compromised in infants with pulmonary hypertension.

@article{Sehgal2012GlobalMF,
  title={Global myocardial function is compromised in infants with pulmonary hypertension.},
  author={Arvind Sehgal and Sam E Athikarisamy and Maria Adamopoulos},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2012},
  volume={101 4},
  pages={
          410-3
        }
}
AIM Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn is a serious clinical entity with significant mortality and long-term morbidity. The objective was to study the profile of myocardial function, especially diastolic function, in term infants with pulmonary hypertension treated with nitric oxide. METHODS Unit electronic database was accessed to identify infants ≥34 weeks gestation who were administered nitric oxide for pulmonary hypertension over the last 6 years. Medical records and… CONTINUE READING

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