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Accuracy of Elastography Versus Biopsy in Assessing Severity of Liver Fibrosis in Young Fontan Patients

Metagenomic next-generation sequencing in osteoarticular infections with a focus on pediatrics: current concepts and clinical applications

Deepti P. Bhat, MD

Patients born with single ventricle CHD undergo staged surgical palliation culminating in total cavo-pulmonary anastomosis (also known as Fontan or Kreutzer procedure). Improved outcomes after Fontan/Kreutzer procedure have increased survival but have also resulted in ncreased incidence of progressive liver fibrosis also known as Fontan-associated liver disease.

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