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Kawasaki disease, myocardial infarction and coronary artery revascularization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15940359     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Kawasaki disease (KD) is the leading cause of acquired pediatric heart disease in North America and Japan. Cardiac sequelae, such as coronary artery aneurysms and myocardial infarction, are the major causes of the morbidity and mortality associated with KD. Three case scenarios are described illustrating the wide range of clinical presentations of myocardial ischemia in children after acute KD, varying from asymptomatic to fatal myocardial infarction. In addition, the present paper provides a review of the literature on myocardial infarction in association with KD and various modalities of coronary artery revascularization in children with myocardial ischemia secondary to KD.
Derek Wong; Joyce Harder; Taj Jadavji
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of cardiology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0828-282X     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Cardiol     Publication Date:  2005 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-06-07     Completed Date:  2005-08-11     Revised Date:  2008-04-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510280     Medline TA:  Can J Cardiol     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  601-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / methods*
Child, Preschool
Echocardiography, Doppler
Follow-Up Studies
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome / complications*,  diagnosis,  mortality
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis,  etiology*,  mortality,  therapy*
Myocardial Revascularization / methods
Risk Assessment
Sampling Studies
Survival Rate
Treatment Outcome

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