Subscribe

Risk Factors for Cholangitis Following Hepatic Portoenterostomy for Biliary Atresia

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Hepatic portoenterostomy may be performed in an infant with biliary atresia. One complication is cholangitis. Recurrent cholangitis may ultimately contribute to failure of the portoenterostomy and necessitate liver transplantation.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone