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Instrument of Beiser et al for Predicting the Risk of Coronary Artery Aneurysms in a Patient with Kawasaki Disease

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Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Beiser et al developed an instrument for identifying a patient with Kawasaki Disease who is at increased risk for developing a coronary artery aneurysm. This can help to identify patients who should be managed and monitored more aggressively. The authors are from Boston University, Boston Children's Hospital, the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and the US Multicenter Kawasaki Disease Study Group.

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