Subclinical atherosclerosis after heart and heart-lung transplantation in childhood.

Abstract

Children after heart transplantation are considered as at-risk patients for extracardiac atherosclerotic complications. Noninvasive ultrasound measurement of the common carotid artery (IMT) provides valid information about the endothelial structure of the vascular system. Twenty-two patients (17 male, mean age 12.4 +/- 4.5 yr) after heart and (5.7 +/- 4.5… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2007.00894.x

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