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Aortic dissection in children and adolescents with Turner syndrome: risk factors and management recommendations
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    Cardiac MRI screening in Turner syndrome: less may be more
    • Paul E. Kahlke, Senior Pediatrics Resident
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      • Elizabeth Cummings

    We read with interest Turtle and colleagues recommendations on screening for and management of aortic dissection (AD) in Turner syndrome (TS)[1]. The authors recommend multiple pediatric cardiac MRIs for girls with TS, but do not discuss the costs, harms, or effectiveness of such a program. The cost of at least two to three cardiac MRIs for low risk girls alone would be high, but could be much higher if extra clinical fol...

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