Orthotopic liver transplantation for biliary atresia: the U.S. experience.

@article{Barshes2005OrthotopicLT,
  title={Orthotopic liver transplantation for biliary atresia: the U.S. experience.},
  author={Neal R. Barshes and Timothy R C Lee and Rajesh Balkrishnan and Saul J. Karpen and Beth A. Carter and John Alan Goss},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 10},
  pages={1193-200}
}
Biliary atresia is the most common indication for orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) in the pediatric population. The outcomes of liver transplantation for biliary atresia, however, have not been formally examined on a national scale. The objective of this study was to identify pretransplant variables that predict patient survival after primary liver transplantation for biliary atresia. A cohort of 1,976 pediatric patients undergoing primary liver transplantation for biliary atresia between… CONTINUE READING
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