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Novel Postoperative Use of Beta-Blocking Medication for Infants With Left Ventricular Outflow Obstruction and Diastolic Myocardial Dysfunction.
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PMID:  22407455     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Severe left ventricular outflow obstruction often is associated with diastolic left ventricular myocardial dysfunction and tachycardia despite successful initial treatment. The authors have used esmolol to lower heart rate in this setting for successful weaning of patients from ventilation in postoperative recovery. Their limited experience supports the beneficial effect of continuous esmolol administration on infants with persistent tachycardia and severe left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in postoperative cardiac intensive care.
Authors:
Anke K Furck; Ajay Desai; Duncan J Macrae; Zdenek Slavik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-1971     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London, SW3 6NP, UK, a.furck@rbht.nhs.uk.
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