Assessment of cardiac function in absence of congenital and acquired heart disease in patients with Down syndrome


Balli S., Yucel I. K. , Kibar A. E. , Ece I. , Sen Dalkiran E., Candan S.

WORLD JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.12, ss.463-469, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s12519-016-0012-3
  • Dergi Adı: WORLD JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.463-469

Özet

Background: Extra genetic material in patients with Down syndrome (DS) may affect the function of any organ system. We evaluated cardiac functions using conventional tissue Doppler and two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography in patients with DS in the absence of congenital and acquired heart disease in patients.