Seamless management of biliary atresia in England and Wales 1999-2002

M Davenport, Jean de Ville de Goyet, MD Stringer, G Mieli-Vergani, Deirdre Kelly, P McLean, L Spitz

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BACKGROUND: Before 1999, infants born in the UK with suspected biliary atresia were investigated in regional centres, and, if confirmed, a Kasai operation was done there. Since 1999, all infants with suspected biliary atresia in England and Wales, UK, have been referred to one of three designated centres where both the Kasai operation and liver transplantation (if necessary) could be done. METHODS: We assessed clearance of jaundice (bilirubin
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1354-1357
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2004


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