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Biliary Atresia

Progressive destruction or the absence of all or part of the extrahepatic BILE DUCTS, resulting in the complete obstruction of BILE flow. Usually, biliary atresia is found in infants and accounts for one third of the neonatal cholestatic JAUNDICE.
Also Known As:
Biliary Atresia, Extrahepatic; Familial Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia; Idiopathic Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia; Atresia, Extrahepatic Biliary; Atresias, Extrahepatic Biliary; Biliary Atresias, Extrahepatic; Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia; Extrahepatic Biliary Atresias; Atresia, Biliary
Networked: 1436 relevant articles (47 outcomes, 128 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Jaundice
2. Hepatitis
3. Cholangitis
4. End Stage Liver Disease
5. Liver Diseases (Liver Disease)

Experts

1. Poovorawan, Yong: 24 articles (07/2013 - 01/2002)
2. Bezerra, Jorge A: 23 articles (12/2014 - 11/2002)
3. Chen, Chao-Long: 21 articles (11/2015 - 02/2004)
4. Chongsrisawat, Voranush: 20 articles (02/2013 - 01/2002)
5. Sokol, Ronald J: 19 articles (12/2014 - 11/2002)
6. Vejchapipat, Paisarn: 18 articles (07/2013 - 07/2004)
7. Mizuta, Koichi: 16 articles (04/2015 - 01/2004)
8. Chuang, Jiin-Haur: 15 articles (11/2015 - 02/2004)
9. Mack, Cara L: 13 articles (08/2015 - 07/2004)
10. Magee, John C: 13 articles (05/2015 - 03/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Biliary Atresia:
1. Bile Acids and Salts (Bile Acids)IBA
2. Octreotide (Sandostatin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Rifampin (Rifampicin)FDA LinkGeneric
4. BilirubinIBA
5. Ursodeoxycholic Acid (Urso)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Phenobarbital (Luminal)FDA Link
7. SteroidsIBA
8. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
9. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination (Co-Trimoxazole)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Dinoprostone (PGE2)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Liver Transplantation
2. Hepatic Portoenterostomy
3. Transplants (Transplant)
4. Laparotomy
5. Sclerotherapy