Current concept about postoperative cholangitis in biliary atresia.

@article{Luo2008CurrentCA,
  title={Current concept about postoperative cholangitis in biliary atresia.},
  author={Yi Luo and Shan Zheng},
  journal={World journal of pediatrics : WJP},
  year={2008},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={14-9}
}
BACKGROUND Postoperative cholangitis characterized by fever and acholic stool and positive blood culture is a common and serious complication following Kasai's operation for biliary atresia. The aim of this review was to describe the pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, medical treatment and outcome of postoperative cholangitis. DATA SOURCES Articles on biliary atresia retrieved from Pubmed and MEDLINE in the recent 10 years were reviewed. RESULTS The pathogenesis of postoperative… CONTINUE READING

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