Childhood Heart Issues

Renal impairment in a child with cyanotic congenital hert disease

Glomerular injury presenting as proteinuria and nephrotic syndrome is a documented complication of cyanotic congenital heart disease in adults (1–4) but uncommonly seen in children. It is known to be directly related to the duration of cyanotic heart disease and polycythemia (1). We report a case of 13 year old Indian child with Tricuspid atresia with pulmonary stenosis with bidirectional Glenn shunt presenting with renal dysfunction.

Heart Failure Risk Linked To Neighborhood-level Socioeconomic Factors

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li Socioeconomic factors may predict the risk of heart failure. /li
li Compared to health factors and socioeconomic status, factors that consider wealth, education, occupation and housing patterns with regard to a neighborhood influences heart failure risk. /li
li As neighborhood socioeconomic factors worsened between one group to the next, the risk of heart failure increased by 12%. /li/ul
Socioeconomic factors in low-income ...

Is aspirin necessary in the acute phase of Kawasaki disease?

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health

Clinical utility of left atrial strain in children in the acute phase of Kawasaki disease

Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography

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