Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Left Ventricular Changes Seen in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have structural and functional changes in left ventricular (LV) function similar to those seen in patients with hypertension, which are resolved following continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy.

Practice Differs for Cardiac Screening in ADHD Treatment

There is considerable variation in the attitudes, barriers, and practices of pediatricians for cardiac screening before initiation of stimulant treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study published online January 16 in Pediatrics.