Orthotopic transplantation of the liver in children with biliary atresia and polysplenia syndrome: report of two cases.

Abstract

Biliary atresia is the most common indication for liver transplantation in infants and children, despite the advent of the Kasai operation. Coexisting anomalies, which have been noted in up to 27% of patients with biliary atresia, may form an association known as the "polysplenia syndrome," which includes (1) polysplenia, (2) midgut malrotation, (3… (More)

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