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

Mark Davenport, J. De Ville De Goyet, M. D. Stringer, G. Mieli-Vergani, D. A. Kelly, P. McClean, 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
JournalLancet
Volume363
Issue number9418
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 24 2004

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    Davenport, M., De Ville De Goyet, J., Stringer, M. D., Mieli-Vergani, G., Kelly, D. A., McClean, P., & Spitz, L. (2004). Seamless management of biliary atresia in England and Wales (1999-2002). Lancet, 363(9418), 1354-1357. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(04)16045-5