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PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY
Year : 2000  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 314-316

Sedation for pediatric echocardiography: A brief review


Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist, Pediatric Cardiology Section, Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

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Vikas Kohli
Hamad Medical Corporation,P.O. Box 3050, Doha
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Sedation is required for echocardiography in the pediatric age group for accurate diagnosis and reliable studies. The drugs used for sedation for echocardiograms include chloral hydrate and midazolam. Though chloral hydrate continues to be used, there may be concerns regarding its safety. Midazolam may have advantages, especially with the oral form of the drug. The status of these drugs and the role of sedation for other procedures in pediatric cardiology are included.


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