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ISSN: 2161-0665

Pediatrics & Therapeutics
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Some cardiac functions and lipid profile in obese children

3rd International Conference on Pediatrics

Khaled T Muhammad

Tanta University, Egypt

ScientificTracks Abstracts: Pediat Therapeut

DOI: 10.4172/2161-0665.S1.015

Background: The risk factors of childhood obesity include; energy intake, positive family history and lifestyle. Obesity is associated with numerous co-morbidities such as cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, Objective: To study the effect of obesity on some myocardial functions and lipid profile. Design: 9-months prospective case controlled study. Setting: Pediatric Department Tanta University Hospital. Patients & Methods: 30 patients were included 24 males and 6 females; aged 6-15 years with BMI > age and sex specific cut off points. Exclusion criteria included organic causes of obesity, hormonal medications, corticosteroids, hypertension & diabetes mellitus. Twenty healthy children with matched age and sex set as a control group. All studied children were subjected to: Anthropometric measurements: Weight, height & BMI. Echocardiographic evaluation; LVEF, LVFS, LVEDD, predicted LVEDD, %LVEDD, LVM, LVMI & LMPI. Lipid profile assessment included serum TCh, LDL, TCh / HDL ratio & TG.

Khaled T. Muhammad is a professor of pediatrics, Head of Tanta PICU, Tanta faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Egypt. He has supervised more than 50 master and 10 doctoral degrees in PICU, published more than 30 articles in various national and international peer reviewed pediatric journals. He is active member of 5 pediatric societies in various fields of pediatric subspecialities.

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