Effects of childhood bronchiectasis on cardiac functions


Akalin F. , Koroglu T., Bakac S., Dagli E.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.45, no.2, pp.169-174, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.2003.01692.x
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.169-174

Abstract

Background : Bronchiectasis is still a widespread disease in developing countries. It is an important cause of mortality and morbidity. The information on cardiac involvement in bronchiectasis is limited. However, cor pulmonale is common in patients with chronic lung disease, such as cystic fibrosis.