Assessment of Cardiac Functions in Infants with Cow's Milk Allergy

Ece I., Demiroren K., Demir N., Uner A., Balli S.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.20, pp.1383-1388, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.890731
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1383-1388
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Cow's milk allergy is the most common food allergy in children, with rates estimated at 1.9% to 4.9%. Clinical phenotypes of cow's milk allergy are varied and involve 1 or more target organs, with the main targets being the skin, respiratory system, and gastrointestinal tract. To date, no studies have investigated detailed cardiac function in children with cow's milk allergy. The current study aimed to investigate cardiac function in infants with cow's milk allergy.