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A failure analysis was performed on Norton S-65-HL Tygon tubing. Fatigue testing was performed on four sizes of this tubing, and essentially showed how the tubing wears out. A dynamic "life hours to failure" test, which was performed on the 3/8" internal diameter (ID) size, quantified when the tubing ruptured. Based on results of laboratory testing and the(More)
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is becoming rapidly one of the most common indications for orthotopic liver transplantation in the world. Development of graft steatosis is a significant problem during the post-transplant course, which may happen as a recurrence of pre-existing disease or de novo NAFLD. There are different risk factors that might(More)
PURPOSE Recent studies have suggested that decreased serum potassium level may contribute to various metabolic disorders in adult patients including nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). We aimed to study the correlation between serum potassium levels and the histologic severity of NAFLD in children. METHODS Pediatric patients with biopsy-proven NAFLD(More)
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