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https://read.qxmd.com/read/30892450/the-importance-of-the-early-diagnosis-of-aorta-coarctation
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Luana Resende Cangussú, Matheus Rodrigues Lopes, Romero Henrique de Almeida Barbosa
INTRODUCTION: Coarctation of the aorta is a congenital heart disease characterized by a narrowing that occurs in the aortic artery. This constriction can occur anywhere along its entire length; however, it is more common between the origin of the left subclavian artery and the ductus arteriosus. Its incidence corresponds to 3 cases per 10,000 births. Thus, it is a common cardiopathy, but with high mortality and morbidity rates, which are related to a failure in the early diagnosis. METHOD: In the research, articles of the national and international literature in Pubmed, Scielo and Lilacs databases were selected using the following descriptors: coarctation, aorta, diagnosis, heart diseases, congenital abnormalities...
February 2019: Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30843926/cardiorespiratory-parameters-in-infants-cardiopathy-variations-during-feeding
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Vanessa Souza Gigoski de Miranda, Paula Colvara de Souza, Camila Lúcia Etges, Lisiane de Rosa Barbosa
PURPOSE: To evaluate the variation of cardiorespiratory parameters in the feeding of cardiopathy infants. METHODS: A cross-sectional, controlled study was performed on infants from 0 to 6 months of age, both genders, at a referral hospital for pediatric cardiac surgery. They were divided into a group study of infants with a medical diagnosis of congenital heart disease, post-cardiac surgery and in a control group composed of infants with no co-morbidities pre-established as risk factors for dysphagia...
March 7, 2019: CoDAS
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30410196/22q11-2-deletion-detected-by-in-situ-hybridization-in-mexican-patients-with-velocardiofacial-syndrome-like-features
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Azubel Ramírez-Velazco, Horacio Rivera, Ana Isabel Vásquez-Velázquez, Thania Alejandra Aguayo-Orozco, Saturnino Delgadillo-Pérez, Maria Guadalupe Domínguez
Introduction: Deletion 22q11.2 occurs in 1:4,000-1:6,000 live births while 10p13p14 deletion is found in 1:200,000 newborns. Both deletions have similar clinical features such as congenital heart disease and immunological anomalies. Objective: We looked for a 22q11.2 deletion in Mexican patients with craniofacial dysmorphisms suggestive of DiGeorge or velocardiofacial syndromes and at least one major phenotypic feature (cardiac anomaly, immune deficiency, palatal defects or development delay)...
September 30, 2018: Colombia Médica: CM
https://read.qxmd.com/read/29388408/-delivery-site-for-f%C3%A5-tus-with-congenital-heart-disease-chu-of-li%C3%A3-ge-experience-and-international-recommandations
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C Van Linthout, C Brulmans, X Capelle, F Kridelka, M C Seghaye
Optimal choice of delivery site after a diagnosis of congenital heart disease (CHD) improves neonatal mortality and morbidity. We report the CHU of Liège experience and review the international recommendations. Between 2011 and 2016, 54 fetuses were diagnosed with CHD in our service. Retrospectively we estimated the appropriateness of the site of delivery considering the postnatal outcome. We confronted our experience with the recent international recommendations for in utero transfer to a tertiary center...
January 2018: Revue Médicale de Liège
https://read.qxmd.com/read/29126909/-demographic-analysis-of-a-congenital-heart-disease-clinic-of-the-mexican-institute-of-social-security-with-special-interest-in-the-adult
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Horacio Márquez-González, Lucelli Yáñez-Gutiérrez, Jimena Lucely Rivera-May, Diana López-Gallegos, Eduardo Almeida-Gutiérrez
INTRODUCTION: Congenital heart disease (CHD) has an incidence of 8-10 cases per 1000 live births. In Mexico, there are 18,000-20,000 new cases per year. Most tertiary care centers for CHD attend only pediatric population; the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) has a clinic that attends pediatric and adult population. OBJECTIVE: To analyze the demographic aspects of the CHD clinic of IMSS. METHODS: From 2011 to 2016 a cross-sectional study of the CC clinic of a third level hospital of the IMSS, including all patients with confirmed structural heart disease of recent diagnosis was carried out...
November 7, 2017: Archivos de Cardiología de México
https://read.qxmd.com/read/28250886/-cardiopathies-in-children-hospitalized-at-the-university-hospital-souro-sanou-bobo-dioulasso-echocardiographic-and-therapeutic-aspects
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Somnoma Jean-Baptiste Tougouma, Senkaye-Lagom Aimé Kissou, Aimé Arsène Yaméogo, Nobila Valentin Yaméogo, Aimé Bama, Makoura Barro, Arsène Héma, Larissa Kaguembèga, Boubacar Nacro
Children's heart diseases in Africa represent a public health problem that is difficult to cope with due to young population density, low socioeconomic status and lack of suitable technical platforms. This study aims to highlight the echocardiographic and therapeutic aspects of cardiopathies in children hospitalized at the pediatric department of the University Hospital Souro Sanou, Bobo-Dioulasso. We conducted a descriptive cross-sectional study over the period January 2013-December 2014 (24 months). It was based on a literature review of echocardiography reports performed on children under 15 years of age in the echocardiography laboratory of CHUSS and of medical records of their therapeutic follow-up...
2016: Pan African Medical Journal
https://read.qxmd.com/read/27296499/ischaemic-stroke-in-children-with-cardiopathy-an-epidemiological-study
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M Vázquez-López, P Castro-de Castro, E Barredo-Valderrama, M C Miranda-Herrero, N Gil-Villanueva, A J Alcaraz-Romero, A Jiménez-de Domingo, S I Pascual-Pascual
INTRODUCTION: Ischaemic stroke is rare during childhood. Congenital and acquired heart diseases are one of the most important risk factors for arterial ischaemic stroke (AIS) in children. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We conducted a retrospective study of all children with AIS and heart disease diagnosed between 2000 and 2014. RESULTS: We included 74 children with heart disease who were eligible for inclusion. 60% were boys with a mean stroke age of 11 months...
November 2017: Neurología: Publicación Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Neurología
https://read.qxmd.com/read/26885487/spectrum-of-heart-diseases-in-children-an-echocardiographic-study-of-1-666-subjects-in-a-pediatric-hospital-yaounde-cameroon
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David Chelo, Félicitée Nguefack, Alain P Menanga, Suzanne Ngo Um, Jean C Gody, Sandra A Tatah, Paul O Koki Ndombo
BACKGROUND: Children's health programs in Sub-Saharan Africa have always been oriented primarily to infectious diseases and malnutrition. We are witnessing in the early 21(st) century an epidemiological transition marked by the decline of old diseases and the identification of new diseases including heart disease. Therefore, it is necessary to describe the spectrum of these diseases in order to better prepare health workers to these new challenges. METHODS: We conducted a cross-sectional study focused on heart disease diagnosed by echocardiography in children seen from January 2006 to December 2014 in a pediatric hospital of Yaounde...
February 2016: Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy
https://read.qxmd.com/read/26559982/palliative-senning-in-the-treatment-of-congenital-heart-disease-with-severe-pulmonary-hypertension
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Juliano Gomes da Penha, Leina Zorzanelli, Antonio Augusto Barbosa-Lopes, Edimar Atik, Leonardo Augusto Miana, Carla Tanamati, Luiz Fernando Caneo, Nana Miura, Vera Demarchi Aiello, Marcelo Biscegli Jatene
BACKGROUND: Transposition of the great arteries (TGA) is the most common cyanotic cardiopathy, with an incidence ranging between 0.2 and 0.4 per 1000 live births. Many patients not treated in the first few months of life may progress with severe pulmonary vascular disease. Treatment of these patients may include palliative surgery to redirect the flow at the atrial level. OBJECTIVE: Report our institutional experience with the palliative Senning procedure in children diagnosed with TGA and double outlet right ventricle with severe pulmonary vascular disease, and to evaluate the early and late clinical progression of the palliative Senning procedure...
October 2015: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
https://read.qxmd.com/read/26476482/-assessment-of-exercise-capacity-in-congenital-heart-disease
#10
REVIEW
Raquel Bouzo-López, Alicia González-Represas
For many years, the treatment of congenital heart diseases has been a field in which, based on the seriousness of these conditions, treatment options were viewed with the greatest deference. This has conditioned, in many cases, the interventions to be undertaken in each. In this sense, exercise was thought to have a negative impact and thus the practise of almost any physical activity was limited. Although there has recently been a change in the paradigm with respect to exercise, this idea continues to hold sway...
January 2016: Archivos de Cardiología de México
https://read.qxmd.com/read/26291842/palliative-senning-in-the-treatment-of-congenital-heart-disease-with-severe-pulmonary-hypertension
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Juliano Gomes da Penha, Leina Zorzanelli, Antonio Augusto Barbosa-Lopes, Edimar Atik, Leonardo Augusto Miana, Carla Tanamati, Luiz Fernando Caneo, Nana Miura, Vera Demarchi Aiello, Marcelo Biscegli Jatene
BACKGROUND: Transposition of the great arteries (TGA) is the most common cyanotic cardiopathy, with an incidence ranging between 0.2 and 0.4 per 1000 live births. Many patients not treated in the first few months of life may progress with severe pulmonary vascular disease. Treatment of these patients may include palliative surgery to redirect the flow at the atrial level. OBJECTIVE: Report our institutional experience with the palliative Senning procedure in children diagnosed with TGA and double outlet right ventricle with severe pulmonary vascular disease, and to evaluate the early and late clinical progression of the palliative Senning procedure...
August 18, 2015: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
https://read.qxmd.com/read/26263419/8p23-1-interstitial-deletion-in-a-patient-with-congenital-cardiopathy-neurobehavioral-disorders-and-minor-signs-suggesting-22q11-2-deletion-syndrome
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Miriam C Molck, Fabíola P Monteiro, Milena Simioni, Vera L Gil-da-Silva-Lopes
Copy number variation studies of known disorders have the potential to improve the characterization of clinical phenotypes and may help identifying candidate genes and their pathways. The authors described a child with congenital heart disease, microcephaly, facial dysmorphisms, developmental delay, learning difficulties, and behavioral problems. There was initially a clinical suspicion of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11.2 DS), but molecular cytogenetic analysis (array genomic hybridization [aGH]) showed the presence of a de novo 3...
September 2015: Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: JDBP
https://read.qxmd.com/read/25650280/-pulmonary-hypertension-associated-with-congenital-heart-disease-and-eisenmenger-syndrome
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REVIEW
Juan Calderón-Colmenero, Julio Sandoval Zárate, Miguel Beltrán Gámez
Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a common complication of congenital heart disease (CHD). Congenital cardiopathies are the most frequent congenital malformations. The prevalence in our country remains unknown, based on birthrate, it is calculated that 12,000 to 16,000 infants in our country have some cardiac malformation. In patients with an uncorrected left-to-right shunt, increased pulmonary pressure leads to vascular remodeling and endothelial dysfunction secondary to an imbalance in vasoactive mediators which promotes vasoconstriction, inflammation, thrombosis, cell proliferation, impaired apotosis and fibrosis...
January 2015: Archivos de Cardiología de México
https://read.qxmd.com/read/25524197/a-rare-case-of-myocardial-infarction-by-myocardial-bridging-of-circumflex-artery
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F Massoni, D Di Sabatino, L Ricci, E Onofri, S Ricci
Myocardial Bridging (MB) is a benign condition that may be considered as a possible cause of ischaemic cardiopathy up to myocardial infarction. The authors describe the autopsy case of an MB of circumflex artery in a person with a myocardial infarction of the posterior wall of the left ventricle. In this case, the chronic ischemic heart disease can be explained by the congenital anomaly and in the literature there is scientific evidence to support the thesis. The MB is a benign condition that in combination with other risk factors can cause ischemic heart disease...
2014: La Clinica Terapeutica
https://read.qxmd.com/read/25192527/-educational-program-for-congenital-cardiopathy-children-s-parents
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Paola Pino Armijo, Carmen Gloria Valdés Valenzuela, Paula Fajuri Moyano, Olga Garrido Villablanca, Andrés Castillo Moya
The children with congenital heart disease are faced with a series of procedures in chronological sequence. Throughout this process the infant and their parents require timely information, education and preparation for discharge. However, the information about each of the aspects affected by the disease is usually addressed in isolation by different professionals and not as part of a comprehensive educational program. The educational program should consider the nature of the disease, of the users and educators during their planning and must be implemented by a multidisciplinary team, continuously during hospitalization and follow-up, using various teaching methods available, and incorporating the minimum content described in the literature...
October 2014: Archivos Argentinos de Pediatría
https://read.qxmd.com/read/25132776/chronic-permanent-hypoxemia-predisposes-to-mild-elevation-of-liver-stiffness
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Mohamed Tahiri, Abdenasser Drighil, Yasmine Jalal, Dounia Ghellab, Wafaa Hliwa, Haddad Fouad, Wafaa Badre, Ahmad Bellabah, Rachida Habbal, Rhimou Alaoui
AIM: To evaluate the impact of long term permanent hypoxemia noticed in patients with non operated congenital cyanogenic cyanotic cardiopathy on liver stiffness. METHODS: We included ten adult patients with non operated inoperate cyanotic cardiopathy and ten matched patients for age and gender admitted to the gastroenterology department for proctologic diseases; Clinical and laboratory data were collected [age, gender, body mass index, oxygen saturation, glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase (GOT), glutamate pyruvate transaminase (GPT), glycemia and cholesterol]...
August 14, 2014: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
https://read.qxmd.com/read/24517132/red-blood-cell-transfusion-in-critically-ill-children-cme
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Pierre Demaret, Marisa Tucci, Thierry Ducruet, Helen Trottier, Jacques Lacroix
BACKGROUND: Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions are common in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). However, there are no recent data on transfusion practices in the PICU. Our objective was to determine transfusion practice in the PICU, to compare this practice with that observed 10 years earlier, and to estimate the compliance to the recommendation of a large randomized clinical trial, the Transfusion Requirements in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (TRIPICU) study. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS: This was a single-center prospective observational study over a 1-year period...
February 2014: Transfusion
https://read.qxmd.com/read/23702813/relationship-between-left-atrial-volume-and-diastolic-dysfunction-in-500-brazilian-patients
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Lilia Maria Mameri El Aouar, Diana Meyerfreud, Pedro Magalhães, Sérgio Lamêgo Rodrigues, Marcelo Perim Baldo, Yara Brasil, Sumaya Mameri El Aouar, Nabih Amin El Aouar, José Geraldo Mill, Orlando Campos Filho
BACKGROUND: Left atrial volume index (LAVI) increase has been associated to left ventricle (LV) diastolic dysfunction (DD), a marker of cardiovascular events (atrial fibrillation, stroke, heart failure, death). OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the relationship between LAVI and diferente grades od DD in Brazilian patients submitted to echocardiogram, studying LAVI increase determinants in this sample. METHODS: We have selected 500 outpatients submitted to echocardiography, after excluding arrhythmia, valvar or congenital cardiopathy, permanent pacemaker or inadequate ecocardiographic window...
July 2013: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
https://read.qxmd.com/read/23422350/-presentation-form-and-evolution-of-double-chambered-right-ventricle
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Mirna Rocío Yabur-Espitia, Emilia Patiño-Bahena, Berenice Cruz-Prieto, Gonzalo Espinosa-Islas, Nilda Espínola-Zavaleta
INTRODUCTION: The double-chambered right ventricle (DCRV) is an uncommon congenital heart disease; it represents the 0,5% of these congenital cardiopathies. OBJECTIVE: To describe the clinical and echocardiographic characteristics of a series of 11 patients. METHODS: Eleven patients with DCRV were studied. A complete medical history, chest radiograph, electrocardiogram, and transthoracic echocardiography were performed. RESULTS: The median age of studied patients was 10 years...
January 2013: Archivos de Cardiología de México
https://read.qxmd.com/read/23350334/-the-segmentary-classification-of-complex-congenital-heart-disease-or-how-the-embryology-simplified-the-study-of-these-cardiopathies-the-morphology-of-side-by-syde-great-arteries
#20
José Ramón Berrazueta Fernández
In the 60-70 years of last century began the systematic study of complex congenital heart disease. The group of Dr. de la Cruz at the National Heart Institute of Mexico, based the segmental analysis of these heart in experimental study of embryological development. We could include exceptions to the complex cadiopathies, adding to the segmental classification, atrial situs, ventricular loop pedicle of the great arteries, the infundibular analysis. This presentation describes for the first time as a separate entity in the segmental analysis cadiopathies with great arteries side by side as a group with a different developmental mechanism to transposition and normally related or crossed great arteries...
2011: Anales de la Real Academia Nacional de Medicina
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