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Effectiveness of Fludrocortisone and Salt in Preventing Syncope Recurrence in Children

Neurocardiogenic syncope is a common and recurrent phenomenon in children, with a peak incidence in the teenage years (1)....

The JT Interval as a Depolarization Independent Measurement of Repolarization

The JT Interval as a Depolarization Independent Measurement of Repolarization: Lessons from Catheter Ablation of the Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome....

Pulmonary/Systemic Flow Ratio in Children After Cavopulmonary Anastomosis

Objectives. This study attempted to provide a formula for calculation of the pulmonary/systemic flow ratio in children after bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis....

QT Interval Response to Exercise in Children with Syncope

Recurrent syncopal episodes in children and adolescents are a common occurrence. Qrthostatic testing is widely accepted as a useful method for evaluating these patients....

Total Right Ventricular Dependent Coronary Circulation in Pulmonary Atresia With Intact Ventricular Septum

This report describes the case of a full-term gestational female with a prenatal diagnosis of pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum....

Congenital Right Ventricular Diverticulum Associated With a Ventricular Septal Defect: A Rare Echocardiographic Finding

A neonate presented on the first day of life with tachypnea and poor feeding....

Echocardiographic Features of Right Heart Failure in Infancy and Childhood

In infants and children, right heart failure is most frequently a consequence of increased afterload (pulmonary hypertension),...

Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation in a 10-Year-Old Boy: Technical Aspects of Radiofrequency Ablation and Utility of Antiarrhythmic Therapy

Idiopathic ventricular fibrillation (VF) is defined as spontaneous VF in the absence of structural heart disease....

Serum Electrolytes in Children with Neurocardiogenic Syncope Treated with Fludrocortisone and Salt

The combination of fludrocortisone and oral sodium chloride has been effective in the treatment of neurocardiogenic syncope in children....

Syncope Recurrence in Children: Relation to Tilt-test Results

ABSTRACT. Objectives. To examine the intermediate-term outcome of children with syncope and its relationship to tilt test....