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Biliary Atresia Summary

Description: 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 Show All >>

Networked: 1436 relevant articles (47 outcomes, 128 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Biliary Atresia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Bile Acids and Salts (Bile Acids) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 28 results : IBA
  2. Octreotide (Sandostatin) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : FDA 14 Generic
  3. Rifampin (Rifampicin) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : FDA 13 Generic
  4. Bilirubin : 1 outcome 4 studies in 53 results : IBA
  5. Ursodeoxycholic Acid (Urso) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 12 results : FDA 9 Generic
  6. Phenobarbital (Luminal) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 12 results : FDA 1
  7. Steroids : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results : IBA
  8. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  9. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination (Co-Trimoxazole) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 6 Generic
  10. Dinoprostone (PGE2) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 3
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Diseases Related to Biliary Atresia

  1. Jaundice
  2. Hepatitis
  3. Cholangitis
  4. End Stage Liver Disease
  5. Liver Diseases (Liver Disease)
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Key Therapies for Biliary Atresia

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  1. Liver Transplantation : 20 outcomes 39 studies in 422 results
  2. Hepatic Portoenterostomy : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 99 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 135 results
  4. Laparotomy : 1 outcome 2 studies in 35 results
  5. Sclerotherapy : 1 outcome in 7 results
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