"Biliary Atresia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Progressive destruction or the absence of all or part of the extrahepatic BILE DUCTS, resulting in the complete obstruction of BILE flow. Usually, biliary atresia is found in infants and accounts for one third of the neonatal cholestatic JAUNDICE.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Biliary Atresia" by people in Profiles.
Hypoplasia of Extrahepatic Biliary Tree and Intrahepatic Cholangiolopathy in Cystic Fibrosis Imperfectly Mimic Biliary Atresia in 4 Infants With Cystic Fibrosis and Kasai Portoenterostomy. Am J Surg Pathol. 2021 11 01; 45(11):1499-1508.
Replacement of the portal vein during orthotopic liver transplantation in the patient with biliary atresia. Pediatr Transplant. 2018 11; 22(7):e13280.
Open-heart surgery in pediatric patients with end-stage liver disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Aug; 78(2):e30-3.
Primary intraocular posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder. Arch Ophthalmol. 1998 Dec; 116(12):1667-9.
Growth hormone insensitivity in children with biliary atresia. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1996 Aug; 23(2):135-40.