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Ultrasound evaluation of liver disease in cystic fibrosis as part of an annual assessment clinic: a 9-year review.

Authors
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Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical Radiology
0009-9260
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
57
Issue
5
Pages
365–370
Identifiers
PMID: 12014933
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

No perfect method of assessing hepatobiliary involvement in CF is currently available. Ultrasonographic and biochemical assessment may reflect different aspects of disease progression. Routine use of ultrasound in annual assessment allows identification of a minority of patients with liver changes but with normal biochemistry.

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