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Kawasaki disease: surgical treatment.
  • Fabio Navarro,
  • Leonardo Mulinari
Fabio Navarro
Hospital Pequeno Principe

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Leonardo Mulinari
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
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Kawasaki Disease (KD) is a systemic vasculitis of small and medium arteries, preferably affecting coronary arteries. It is one of the most frequent causes of acquired heart disease in children. Despite being comprehensively studied, its etiopathogenesis is not totally explained. The surgical procedures usually become necessary during the late follow-up and may be coronary artery bypass grafting, cardiac defibrillator implantation with or without cardiac resynchronization therapy, or cardiac transplantation.
17 Sep 2022Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
19 Sep 2022Assigned to Editor
19 Sep 2022Submission Checks Completed
19 Sep 2022Editorial Decision: Accept
Dec 2022Published in Journal of Cardiac Surgery volume 37 issue 12 on pages 4340-4341. 10.1111/jocs.16991