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Biliary Atresia Outcome in Egypt a Descriptive Study


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Biliary atresia is a rare disease that affects children and neonates, nowadays the current management of BA is portoenterostomy with or without liver transplantation, in this study we described the outcome of BA in single center.

We included 48 patients in this study with type 3 BA and measured the incidence of clearance of jaundice and cholangitis the incidence of clearance of jaundice was 43%and cholangitis was 20% also the mean age was 74.6±21.8 days which is quiet high.

We concluded that early diagnosis and centralization is the key point for getting best outcome for patients of BA.


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Biliary Atresia, Portoentersostomy, Jaundice Clearance, Cholangitis.
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Omar N. Abdelhakeem
Minia, Minia University Hospital, Egypt

Abstract


Biliary atresia is a rare disease that affects children and neonates, nowadays the current management of BA is portoenterostomy with or without liver transplantation, in this study we described the outcome of BA in single center.

We included 48 patients in this study with type 3 BA and measured the incidence of clearance of jaundice and cholangitis the incidence of clearance of jaundice was 43%and cholangitis was 20% also the mean age was 74.6±21.8 days which is quiet high.

We concluded that early diagnosis and centralization is the key point for getting best outcome for patients of BA.


Keywords


Biliary Atresia, Portoentersostomy, Jaundice Clearance, Cholangitis.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v11%2Fi2%2F2020%2Fijphrd%2F195057