Dallaire and Dahdah, JASE 2011
BSA-adjusted z-scores for the coronary arteries. Coronary segments include the circumflex and distal right coronary artery in addition to the usual proximal segments (LMCA, LAD, RCA). Based on data from over 1,000 infants, children, and adolescents seen in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Particular attention was paid to ensuring the data conforms to a normal distribution— an essential point for properly interpreting z-score results.
Note: the study population had the following characteristics:
- age range: (0.16 - 18)
- bsa range: (0.08 - 2.72)
Data entered for patients outside of these limits should be used with caution.
J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Jan;24(1):60-74.