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Relation of Mean Right Atrial Pressure to Doppler Parameters of Right Atrial and Hepatic Venous Flow in Pediatric Patients with Congenital Heart Disease

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Author(s): Hamid Amoozgar | Khobiar Zare | Mohammad Borzoee | Gholamhossein Ajami | Saeid Abtahi

Journal: Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
ISSN 2008-2142

Volume: 19;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 224;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Diastole | Echocardiography | Ventricles | Pressure | Atrium

ABSTRACT
Objective: A paucity of data exists regarding the relation of mean right atrial pressure (RAP) to Doppler parameters of right atrial and ventricular filling in pediatric patients with congenital heart disease. Methods: Fifty patients (30 male and 20 female) with mean age of 4.96±4.05 who were admitted in the pediatric cardiology ward of Nemazee Hospital affiliated to Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, were included in this study. Patients were categorized into two groups according to their RAP measured by cardiac catheterization: Group 1 (40 patients) were those with mean RAP

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