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Pediatric precursors of adult cardiovascular disease: noninvasive assessment of early vascular changes in children and adolescents.

Authors
  • 1
  • 1 Department of Pediatrics, Ohio State University, Center for Cardiovascular Medicine, Columbus Children's Hospital Research Institute, Columbus, OH 43205, USA. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
PEDIATRICS
1098-4275
Publisher
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication Date
Volume
118
Issue
4
Pages
1683–1691
Identifiers
PMID: 17015562
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The measurement tools and concepts described in this article offer diagnostic and therapeutic opportunities for collaboration between clinical pediatricians and pediatric researchers. These partnerships will enable pediatricians to contribute in an effort to reduce the burdens of cardiovascular disease to individuals, families, and society.

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