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Review details treatment and management of transplant-associated viral infections

February 11, 2016

A recent review published in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal highlighted the diagnosis and management of transplant-associated viral infections in children, while underscoring the challenges encountered during treatment.

“Viral infections in pediatric transplant patients frequently complicate care and contribute to mortality,” Benjamin Hanisch, MD, at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and colleagues wrote. “These infections can present in a wide variety of manifestations and often need to be evaluated and treated much different than they would in a previously healthy child.”

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A Multi-tool to Reduce Nasolacrimal Stent Complications With the Home-Removable Farson Crawford Tube

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, January/February 2016, Volume 53 Issue 1
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Pediatric Rheumatology: June 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

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