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Assessment of Myocardial Function in Kenyan Children With Severe, Acute Malnutrition: The Cardiac Physiology in Malnutrition (CAPMAL) Study

Abstract:
Importance: Mortality among African children hospitalized with severe malnutrition remains high, with sudden, unexpected deaths leading to speculation about potential cardiac causes. Malnutrition is considered high risk for cardiac failure, but evidence is limited. Objective To investigate the role of cardiovascular dysfunction in African children with severe, acute malnutrition (SAM). Design, Setting, and Participants A prospective, matc... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.1054

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Publisher:
American Medical Association Publisher's website
Journal:
JAMA Network Open Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
3
Article number:
e191054
Publication date:
2019-03-22
Acceptance date:
2019-02-04
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ISSN:
2574-3805
Source identifiers:
969817
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pubs:969817
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uuid:ac696c1d-90cd-4d57-b850-87431387a57d
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pubs:969817
Deposit date:
2019-02-09

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