Second follow-up echo not always needed in Kawasaki disease
A six-week follow-up echocardiography may not be necessary in patients with uncomplicated Kawasaki disease (KD) with normal proximal coronary artery dimensions at baseline and at first follow-up echocardiography at 2 weeks, according to a new study reported online October 1, 2018 in JAMA Pediatrics. The AHA presently recommends echo at baseline, 1-2 weeks after treatment and at 4-6 weeks after treatment
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