Effects of the infant stool color card screening program on 5‐year outcome of biliary atresia in taiwan

@article{Lien2011EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the infant stool color card screening program on 5‐year outcome of biliary atresia in taiwan},
  author={Tien-Hau Lien and M. Chang and J. Wu and Huey-Ling Chen and H. Lee and An-Chyi Chen and M. Tiao and Tzee‐Chung Wu and Y. Yang and Chieh-Chung Lin and M. Lai and Hong-Yuan Hsu and Y. Ni},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={53}
}
  • Tien-Hau Lien, M. Chang, +10 authors Y. Ni
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Hepatology
  • In Taiwan, a screening system using an infant stool color card to promote the early diagnosis of biliary atresia (BA) was established in 2002. This study aimed to investigate the 5‐year outcome of BA before and after using the screening program. BA patients were divided into three cohorts according to their birth dates. The patients in cohort A (n = 89) were born before the stool card screening program (1990‐2000); those in cohort B (n = 28) were screened by the stool card regional screening… CONTINUE READING
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