Partial internal biliary diversion through a cholecystojejunocolonic anastomosis--a novel surgical approach for patients with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis: a preliminary report.

@article{BustorffSilva2007PartialIB,
  title={Partial internal biliary diversion through a cholecystojejunocolonic anastomosis--a novel surgical approach for patients with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis: a preliminary report.},
  author={Joaquim Murray Bustorff-Silva and Lourenço Sbraggia Neto and Hugo Oliveira Ol{\'i}mpio and Roberta Vacari de Alcantara and Erica Matsushima and Adriana Maria Alves de Tommaso and Maria Angela Bellomo Brand{\~a}o and Gabriel Hessel},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={42 8},
  pages={1337-40}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to describe the initial experience with a novel approach to the surgical treatment of progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC), avoiding the creation of a permanent stoma. METHODS Two teenaged patients, aged 15 and 17 years, underwent partial internal biliary diversion to treat uncontrollable pruritus associated with PFIC. The surgical technique involved the creation of an isolated jejunal conduit, anastomosed proximally in a… CONTINUE READING

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