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Pediatr Cardiol. 2000 May-Jun;21(3):267-8.

Heparin therapy and reversal of protein-losing enteropathy in a case with congenital heart disease.

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Hospital Materno-infantil de la Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona 08035, Spain.

Abstract

We describe a patient with tricuspid hypoplasia who developed a protein-losing enteropathy. Having failed to respond to medical and surgical treatments, a heparin regimen was started with immediate decrease in enteric protein loss.

PMID:
10818189
DOI:
10.1007/s002460010055
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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