Pulp Therapy in Pediatric Patients with Congenital Heart Disease: Survey of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Members
To follow on from yesterday's set of exercise related research, here is an interesting note on what exercise does to the basis for heart tissue maintenance. The heart is one of the least regenerative organs in mammals, not capable of repairing itself to any significant degree following injury. Nonetheless, within those limited bounds, exercise makes a sizable difference. This is supported by the evidence showing that heart disease patients have a better prognosis when they maintain a program of exercise, even to the lesser degree that they are capable of sustaining. In a new study performed in mice, researchers un...
Conclusions: NLRs and PLRs were positively correlated with EOS in term neonates, and these ratios can be used as diagnostic adjunct tests for neonate EOS workups.
Dongqing Guo, Colin E. Murdoch, Tianhua Liu, Jia Qu, Shihong Jiao, Yong Wang, Wei Wang, Xing Chen
Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most frequently observed congenital disorder and has an incidence of approximately 8 in 1000 live births . Adult patients with CHD are a growing patient group due to the improvement of surgical and clinical care over the past decades. Needless to say that we will encounter increasing numbers of women with CHD who want to become pregnant. This is not without risks however, for the hemodynamical and physiological changes of pregnancy can put a lot of strain on an already diseased heart, with the result that some patients with CHD may decompensate.
We thank Dr. Y-Hassan for his comments regarding our recently published article . He agrees with us that the condition is not a cardiomyopathy and that, in view of the understanding of its pathophysiology , it should be labelled as Takotsubo Syndrome (TS). Conversely, Dr. Y-Hassan believes that experimental (i.e. dobutamine-induced forms of TS) and pathologic data (i.e., the evidence of contraction band necrosis) are in contrast with our proposal to consider the disease as part of the spectrum of ischemic heart disease.
I read with great interest the proposal raised by Pelliccia et al. , in the recent issue of the International Journal of Cardiology. The authors have provided evidences that takotsubo syndrome (TS) is not a cardiomyopathy and proposed the inclusion of TS within the spectrum of ischemic heart disease. This author agrees utterly with first suggestion but disagree with the second proposal. Long-lasting ST elevation myocardial infarction-like ECG-changes with extensive left ventricular wall motion abnormality and mild elevation in infarction biomarkers challenge any kind of coronary ischemia including micro-vascular spasm o...
Pregnant women with congenital heart disease (CHD) are at risk of cardiovascular events during pregnancy as well as postpartum. The aim of our study is to address the feasibility of echocardiography-derived ventricular –arterial coupling during pregnancy and postpartum among women with CHD.
Authors: Guo ML, Guo LL, Qin QJ, Weng YQ, Wang YN, Yao J, Wang YB, Zhang XZ, Ge ZM Abstract OBJECTIVE: The incidence and mortality of coronary heart disease are rapidly increasing in recent years. Myocardial cell dysfunction and cell senescence may play a role in coronary heart disease. MicroRNA controls a variety of biological processes, but leaving its role in coronary heart disease has yet to be explored. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients with coronary heart disease were regarded as subjects, and healthy volunteers as the control, on both of which microRNA124b level of serum was studied by Real-time PCR, and th...
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Publication date: Available online 25 April 2018 Source:Canadian Journal of Cardiology Author(s): Andrew S. Mackie