Current options for management of biliary atresia
Article first published online: 24 JAN 2013
© 2013 John Wiley & Sons A/S.
Volume 17, Issue 2, pages 95–98, March 2013
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Current options for management of biliary atresia., .
- Issue published online: 26 FEB 2013
- Article first published online: 24 JAN 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 19 NOV 2012
- pediatric liver transplantation;
- biliary atresia
It is encouraging that we are improving the technical aspects of treatment modalities for biliary atresia. However, it is clear that more needs to be done to best develop new treatment plans while applying the modalities we have (porto-enterostomy or liver transplantation or both) in a way that will afford the best survival and quality-of-life. This review article will discuss a number of points that are vital to improving care and illustrates the need to further scrutinize treatment decisions.