Factors Influencing Time-to-diagnosis of Biliary Atresia.

  title={Factors Influencing Time-to-diagnosis of Biliary Atresia.},
  author={Sanjiv Harpavat and Philip J Lupo and Loriel Liwanag and John M Hollier and Mary L. Brandt and Milton J. Finegold and Benjamin L Shneider},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  volume={66 6},
OBJECTIVES Diagnosing biliary atresia (BA) quickly is critical, because earlier treatment correlates with delayed or reduced need for liver transplantation. However, diagnosing BA quickly is also difficult, with infants usually treated after 60 days of life. In this study, we aim to accelerate BA diagnosis and treatment, by better understanding factors… CONTINUE READING