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Biliary Atresia

The Japanese Experience

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674492462

Publication Date: 08/05/1980

218 pages

29 line illustrations, 12 halftones

Commonwealth Fund Publications


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  • Preface
  • 1. History
  • 2. Pediatric and Surgical Management of Infants with Cholestatic Jaundice in Japan
  • 3. Differential Diagnosis in Japan
  • 4. Current Classifications and Variant Forms of Biliary Atresia
  • 5. Surgical Techniques and Procedures in Japan
  • 6. Results
  • 7. Ascending Cholangitis: The Major Complication
  • 8. Portal Hypertension
  • 9. Biliary Atresia, Hepatic Fibrosis, and Cirrhosis
  • 10. Anastomotic Revisions and Secondary Surgical Procedures
  • 11. Long-Range Survivors
  • 12. Hepatic Portoenterostomy for Biliary Atresia: The Experience outside of Japan
  • 13. Attitudes of North American and Japanese Surgeons toward the Management of Biliary Atresia
  • 14. Summary
  • Appendix: Institutional Series in Japan
  • References
  • Index

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