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Binstadt and kawasaki

Karl Migally, Elizabeth A Braunlin, Lei Zhang, Bryce A Binstadt
BACKGROUND: High-dose aspirin (HDA) is used with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) in Kawasaki Disease (KD). Practice regarding HDA varies, and it is unclear whether HDA duration affects long-term course. METHODS: We retrospectively studied KD patients at our hospital over 10 years. Patients were categorized as having received HDA for 0, 1-7, or >7 days. Primary outcome was maximum coronary Z-score at diagnosis and follow-up; secondary outcomes included inflammatory markers...
March 19, 2018: Pediatric Research
Cory Stingl, James H Moller, Bryce A Binstadt
Certain pediatric rheumatic diseases are known to affect the heart, sometimes requiring surgical intervention. The Pediatric Cardiac Care Consortium database was used to characterize cardiac surgical intervention among children with rheumatic diseases from 1985 to 2005. From this large database, the records for patients younger than 21 years who underwent cardiac surgery for any rheumatic disorder were extracted. The data collected included the type of procedure performed, the age at the time of the procedure, and the year the procedure was performed...
January 2010: Pediatric Cardiology
Bryce A Binstadt, Jami C Levine, Peter A Nigrovic, Kimberlee Gauvreau, Fatma Dedeoglu, Robert C Fuhlbrigge, Steven N Weindling, Jane W Newburger, Robert P Sundel
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate coronary artery diameters among patients presenting with systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SoJIA). METHODS: Fifty cases of SoJIA were reviewed. At the time of initial presentation with fever, 12 patients had echocardiograms that included a complete evaluation of the coronary arteries. A single reviewer measured the diameters of the left main, proximal left anterior descending, and proximal right coronary arteries. Body surface area-adjusted z scores were calculated with respect to a normative population...
July 2005: Pediatrics
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