International Medical Journal, Vol. 16., Iss. 2, 2010, P. 27−30.
MYOCARDIAL DYSFUNCTION IN CHILDREN WITH ARRHYTHMIAS AT LONG TERMS PERIOD AFTER CARDIOSURGICAL CORRECTION OF CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS
Kharkiv National Medical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
The finings of investigation of 248 children with congenital heart defects are presented. The frequency and variants of heart activity arrhythmia and types of myocardial ventricular disfunction at long terms after surgical correction are analyzed. The necessity of investigation of systolic and diastolic function in the operated patients with the purpose of timely correction of their disorders and prevention of chronic heart failure and arrhythmia was substantiated.
Key words: congenital heart defects, arrhythmia, myocardial dysfunction, diagnosis.