Survival with the native liver after laparoscopic versus conventional kasai portoenterostomy in infants with biliary atresia: a prospective trial.

@article{Ure2011SurvivalWT,
  title={Survival with the native liver after laparoscopic versus conventional kasai portoenterostomy in infants with biliary atresia: a prospective trial.},
  author={Benno Manfred Ure and Joachim Friedrich Kuebler and Nagoud Schukfeh and Carsten R Engelmann and Jens Dingemann and Claus Petersen},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={253 4},
  pages={826-30}
}
OBJECTIVE A prospective study to compare survival with own liver in laparoscopic versus conventional Kasai portoenterostomy in patients with biliary atresia. BACKGROUND Available studies on laparoscopic versus conventional Kasai portoenterostomy focus on short-term results, include small numbers of patients and have design limitations. METHODS A consecutive series of patients underwent laparoscopic Kasai procedure from 2006 to 2007. Conventionally operated control patients consisted of a… CONTINUE READING

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