Biliary atresia

Masaki Nio, Ryoji Ohi

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Although the prognosis of biliary atresia has been dramatically improved in the era of liver transplantation, the Kasai operation is still the first line of surgical treatment. Successful hepatic portoenterostomy depends on early diagnosis and surgery, adequate surgical technique, prevention of cholangitis, and precise postoperative management. Copyright (C) 2000 by W.B. Saunders Company.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)177-186
Number of pages10
JournalSeminars in Pediatric Surgery
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery


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