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Biliary Atresia is a topic covered in the Pediatric Surgery NaT.

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Introduction

Biliary atresia (BA) is a sclerosing cholangiopathy of unknown cause. The disease affects infants and is the most common indication for liver transplantation in children. Outcomes for children carrying a diagnosis of BA have improved significantly due to advances in diagnosis, refinements of the Kasai hepatoportoenterostomy and outcomes of pediatric liver transplantation. Timely diagnosis and surgical treatment are vitally important in determining outcome.

see also Portoenterostomy for Biliary Atresia

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Last updated: August 2, 2018

Citation

Waldhausen, John, et al., editors. "Biliary Atresia." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2018. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829052/all/Biliary_Atresia.
Biliary Atresia. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829052/all/Biliary_Atresia. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Biliary Atresia. (2018). In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829052/all/Biliary_Atresia
Biliary Atresia [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829052/all/Biliary_Atresia.
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