Follow-up of cardiac abnormalities in female adolescents with anorexia nervosa after refeeding


Ulger Z. , GÜRSES D., OZYÜREK A. R. , ARIKAN C. O. , LEVENT E., AYDOGDU S.

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA, vol.61, no.1, pp.43-49, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.2143/ac.61.1.2005139
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CARDIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-49

Abstract

Objectives - Anorexia nervosa is a life-threatening eating disorder, with significant risk for sudden death due to severe cardiac complications. The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the cardiac abnormalities in female adolescents with anorexia nervosa and to examine the long-term results and reversibility of the detected cardiac abnormalities.