What is Hepatoportoenterostomy?

This operation is used in biliary atresia where direct anastomosis of the biliary tree and gut cannot be achieved. The operation involves transection of the porta hepatis with anastomosis of the bowel mucosa to the proximal section of the transection so as to allow drainage of the bile.

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sir my female child is affected by biliary atresia . Now she is two years old. she was operated KASAI on june 2009. but he is not recovered and her...

doctor1 MD

hello bijus,
Whether or not the Kasai procedure is performed, supportive medical treatment measures consist of vitamin and caloric support...

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age : 6 months
weight : 6kg
medical history : diagnosed with biliary atresia just before baby was 3 months old. kasai operation was done on 14th...

doctor1 MD

Hi welcome to HCM
It is matter of concern that such a small baby has to suffer such big problems

Normally cirrhosis of liver occur due to faulty...

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my son was diagnosed with biliary atresia . when he was 2 weeks old, his bilirubin was high, cholic stools. doctors ordered intraoperative...

doctor1 MD

Hi and welcome to HCM thanks for the query.
Biliary atresia is serious congenital anomaly and kasais procedure is the only chance for them despite...

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