Application and limitations of transient liver elastography in children.

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OBJECTIVES Transient elastography (TE) using the FibroScan has gained popularity recently for the noninvasive diagnosis of hepatic fibrosis. Data on its use in children younger than 6 years are still scarce, and the influence of technical aspects such as probe choice and site of measurement on FibroScan results is not clear. Our study aims to clarify some… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e31829206a0

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