Effect of previous abdominal surgery and gallbladder appearance on biliary atresia outcomes

Effect of previous abdominal surgery and gallbladder appearance on biliary atresia outcomes BackgroundBiliary atresia (BA) is typically treated by Kasai portoenterostomy (KPE), and there is a relationship between age at surgery and outcome. We hypothesize that previous abdominal surgery (PAS) for associated congenital intestinal conditions could be used to identify BA earlier, perhaps improving prognosis. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Pediatric Surgery Elsevier

Effect of previous abdominal surgery and gallbladder appearance on biliary atresia outcomes

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Inc.
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0022-3468
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10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.11.018
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Abstract

BackgroundBiliary atresia (BA) is typically treated by Kasai portoenterostomy (KPE), and there is a relationship between age at surgery and outcome. We hypothesize that previous abdominal surgery (PAS) for associated congenital intestinal conditions could be used to identify BA earlier, perhaps improving prognosis.

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Journal of Pediatric SurgeryElsevier

Published: Feb 1, 2018

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