Repeat abdominal ultrasound evaluation of 100 patients with type I Gaucher disease treated with enzyme replacement therapy for up to 7 years.

@article{Patlas2002RepeatAU,
  title={Repeat abdominal ultrasound evaluation of 100 patients with type I Gaucher disease treated with enzyme replacement therapy for up to 7 years.},
  author={Michael N. Patlas and Irith Hadas-Halpern and Ayala Abrahamov and Ari Zimran and Deborah Elstein},
  journal={The hematology journal : the official journal of the European Haematology Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={17-20}
}
With the advent of enzyme replacement therapy for Gaucher disease, there was a need to assess response to treatment repeatedly over relatively short periods of time; hence abdominal ultrasound was used in our referral clinic because it was convenient, safe and inexpensive. In 100 treated patients monitored for 2-7 years, nearly all had reduction in… CONTINUE READING