Presentation and prognosis of complete atrioventricular block in childhood, according to maternal antibody status.

@article{Villain2006PresentationAP,
  title={Presentation and prognosis of complete atrioventricular block in childhood, according to maternal antibody status.},
  author={Elisabeth Villain and Nathalie Coastedoat-Chalumeau and Eloi Marijon and Younes Boudjemline and Jean-charles Piette and Damien Bonnet},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={48 8},
  pages={1682-7}
}
OBJECTIVES We sought to determine whether the presentation and prognosis of children with complete atrioventricular block (CAVB) were related to maternal antibody status. BACKGROUND Comparative studies related to the presence or absence of maternal antibodies anti-SSB/La and anti-SSA/Ro are lacking in children with isolated complete CAVB. METHODS From 1980 to 2004, we screened for maternal antibodies in 111 children <15 years old with CAVB. According to the presence (Ab+) or absence (Ab… CONTINUE READING

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