Living-related liver transplantation for biliary atresia associated with polysplenia syndrome.

@article{Hasegawa2002LivingrelatedLT,
  title={Living-related liver transplantation for biliary atresia associated with polysplenia syndrome.},
  author={Toshimichi Hasegawa and Takuya Kimura and Takashi Sasaki and Akira Okada},
  journal={Pediatric transplantation},
  year={2002},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={78-81}
}
This report describes a 1-yr-old boy with biliary atresia (BA) and polysplenia syndrome (PS) who underwent successful living-related liver transplantation (LTx). At the time of initial hepatic portoenterostomy, he was noticed to have a preduodenal portal vein (PV), non-rotation of the intestine, and polysplenia. Because he did not achieve good bile excretion, he underwent a living-related LTx (using a left lateral segment from his mother) at the age of 14 months. Evaluation of the vascular… CONTINUE READING