Use of magnetic resonance elastography to assess hepatic fibrosis in children with chronic liver disease.

@article{Xanthakos2014UseOM,
  title={Use of magnetic resonance elastography to assess hepatic fibrosis in children with chronic liver disease.},
  author={Stavra A. Xanthakos and Daniel J. Podberesky and Suraj D Serai and Lili Miles and Eileen C. King and William F. Balistreri and Rohit Kohli},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={164 1},
  pages={186-8}
}
Management of pediatric chronic liver disease is limited by lack of validated noninvasive biomarkers of histologic severity. We demonstrate that magnetic resonance elastography is feasible and accurate in detecting significant hepatic fibrosis in a case series of 35 children with chronic liver disease, including severely obese children. 
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