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Hemodynamic alterations associated with polycythemia and partial exchange transfusion.
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PMID:  21283081     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Polycythemia hyperviscosity syndrome has been associated with multiple systemic effects. There is dearth of data on the effects of polycythemia on cardiac function. This case presents a newborn infant with symptomatic polycythemia in whom detailed myocardial function analysis for systolic and diastolic performance, as well as end-organ perfusion assessment was carried out using transthoracic echocardiography. Hemodynamic information in polycythemic infants before and after partial exchange could improve our understanding of the impact on myocardial performance.
A Sehgal; J V Francis
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1476-5543     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinatol     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501884     Medline TA:  J Perinatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  143-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
1] Monash Newborn, Monash Children's, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [2] Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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