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Statins Study in Kawasaki Disease Children With Coronary Artery Abnormalities

2019-04-19 12:44:21 | BioPortfolio

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Genetic Determinants of Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute self-limited vasculitis of infancy and early childhood. Most patients recover without sequelae although the inflammatory process causes permanent damage t...

Cardiovascular Risk Markers and Response to Statins After Kawasaki Disease

The purpose of this study is to determine whether Chilean children with history of Kawasaki disease have endothelial dysfunction years after the acute phase of the disease, and if this con...

Study of Efficacy and Safety of Canakinumab in Pediatric Patients With Kawasaki Disease

The purpose of this trial is to evaluate whether, in Intravenous Immunoglobulin-naïve or refractory patients diagnosed with active Kawasaki disease, administration of canakinumab controls...

Acute Abdomen in Kawasaki Disease

Clinical and histopathological description of three cases of Kawasaki disease with acute abdomen.

Infliximab Plus Intravenous Immunoglobulin for the Primary Treatment of Kawasaki Disease

The purpose of this study is to determine whether the addition of infliximab to standard primary therapy of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) and high dose aspirin will reduce resistance t...

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Atypical or Incomplete Kawasaki Disease in a Young Child: A Case Report.

This case report describes an atypical or incomplete presentation of Kawasaki Disease. Kawasaki Disease is an inflammatory process that can affect all blood vessels and result in cardiac complications...

Pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of Kawasaki disease: An update for the pediatric dermatologist.

Kawasaki disease is easily diagnosed when it presents in its complete form, but because not all characteristic symptoms are always present at the same time, and the diagnosis of incomplete and atypica...

The nationwide epidemiologic survey of Kawasaki disease in Japan, 2015-2016.

Approximately 50 years have passed since Kawasaki disease (KD) was first reported. The Kawasaki disease nationwide survey began in 1970. Although more than 360,000 patients have already been reported ...

Association between left ventricular ejection fraction and Kawasaki disease shock syndrome.

This study was performed to explore the clinical features of Kawasaki disease shock syndrome and analyse the association between the left ventricular ejection fraction and Kawasaki disease shock syndr...

The Kawasaki Disease Comparative Effectiveness (KIDCARE) trial: A phase III, randomized trial of second intravenous immunoglobulin versus infliximab for resistant Kawasaki disease.

Although intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is effective therapy for Kawasaki disease (KD), the most common cause of acquired heart disease in children, 10-20% of patients are IVIG-resistant and requir...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Abnormal balloon- or sac-like dilatation in the wall of CORONARY VESSELS. Most coronary aneurysms are due to CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS, and the rest are due to inflammatory diseases, such as KAWASAKI DISEASE.

Immunoglobulin preparations used in intravenous infusion, containing primarily IMMUNOGLOBULIN G. They are used to treat a variety of diseases associated with decreased or abnormal immunoglobulin levels including pediatric AIDS; primary HYPERGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA; SCID; CYTOMEGALOVIRUS infections in transplant recipients, LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA, CHRONIC; Kawasaki syndrome, infection in neonates, and IDIOPATHIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA.

Animate or inanimate sources which normally harbor disease-causing organisms and thus serve as potential sources of disease outbreaks. Reservoirs are distinguished from vectors (DISEASE VECTORS) and carriers, which are agents of disease transmission rather than continuing sources of potential disease outbreaks.

Analyses for a specific enzyme activity, or of the level of a specific enzyme that is used to assess health and disease risk, for early detection of disease or disease prediction, diagnosis, and change in disease status.

The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.

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