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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2010, Article ID 674575, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/674575
Research Article

Serum Levels of Natriuretic Peptides in Children before and after Treatment for an Atrial Septal Defect, a Patent Ductus Arteriosus, and a Coarctation of the Aorta—A Prospective Study

1Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Tampere, 33521 Tampere, Finland
2Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
3Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Received 27 September 2009; Revised 13 December 2009; Accepted 8 February 2010

Academic Editor: Amiram Nir

Copyright © 2010 Anneli Eerola et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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