Long term clinical care

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Long-Term Management of Kawasaki Disease: A Scientific Statement for Health Professionals From the American Heart

Brian W. McCrindle , Anne H. Rowley , Jane W. Newburger , Jane C. Burns , Anne F. Bolger , Michael Gewitz , Annette L. Baker , Mary Anne Jackson , Masato Takahashi , Pinak B. Shah , Tohru Kobayashi , Mei-Hwan Wu , Tsutomu T. Saji , and Elfriede Pahl and On behalf of the American Heart Association Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis, and Kawasaki Disease Committee of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young; Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing; Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia; and Council on Epidemiology and Prevention

March 2017

AHA 2017 recommendations provide updated and best evidence-based guidance to healthcare providers who diagnose and manage Kawasaki disease, but clinical decision making should be individualized to specific patient circumstances.

Pregnancy Management of Women with Coronary Artery Aneurysm following Kawasaki Disease During Childhood

Peers de Nieuwburgh M, Sluysmans T and Hubinont C

October 2016

A useful case report and discussion paper on pregnancy management of women with coronary artery aneurysm(s) following an episode of acute Kawasaki Disease in childhood. Kawasaki Disease is increasingly common and as incidence rises, the issues discussed in this paper will become increasingly relevant for clinicians caring for the growing number of patients who will […]