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VAST Score of Elder et al for Evaluating Portal Hypertension in a Patient with a History of the Fontan Procedure for Congenital Heart Disease

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Cardiology

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ICD-10:

Description:

Elder et al developed a score for evaluating portal hypertension as a late complication of the Fontan procedure. The presence of portal hypertension may indicate a patient who is at risk for a major complication of the Fontan procedure. The authors are from Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

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