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Biliary atresia (BA) is a condition characterized by a discontinuity or obliteration of the extrahepatic or biliary system that results in bile flow obstruction.
Researchers identify first genetic defect linked to biliary atresia

Researchers identify first genetic defect linked to biliary atresia

Genetic defect linked to pediatric liver disease identified

Genetic defect linked to pediatric liver disease identified

Sickest children could benefit from split liver transplants

Sickest children could benefit from split liver transplants

Researchers develop most sophisticated mini-livers to date

Researchers develop most sophisticated mini-livers to date

Study finds rise in pregnancy rates among women with chronic liver disease

Study finds rise in pregnancy rates among women with chronic liver disease

Cambridge scientists develop new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts

Cambridge scientists develop new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts

Singapore researchers discover new mechanism in the liver's response to blocked bile ducts

Singapore researchers discover new mechanism in the liver's response to blocked bile ducts

Children's Hospital Los Angeles performs 300th pediatric liver transplant

Children's Hospital Los Angeles performs 300th pediatric liver transplant

Pediatric surgeons who perform very few procedures after graduation may have hard time in the long run

Pediatric surgeons who perform very few procedures after graduation may have hard time in the long run

High-dose steroid therapy following surgery do not improve bile drainage among infants

High-dose steroid therapy following surgery do not improve bile drainage among infants

High doses of steroids fail to improve outcomes in pediatric liver disease

High doses of steroids fail to improve outcomes in pediatric liver disease

Stool color guide and free mobile app help diagnose liver-ravaging disorder in babies

Stool color guide and free mobile app help diagnose liver-ravaging disorder in babies

New parents need to pay attention to baby’s poop color, say pediatric gastroenterologists

New parents need to pay attention to baby’s poop color, say pediatric gastroenterologists

Children with biliary atresia better tolerate maternal liver grafts

Children with biliary atresia better tolerate maternal liver grafts

Second molecular conductor discovered in some children with biliary atresia

Second molecular conductor discovered in some children with biliary atresia

Autoimmune response mediated by T lymphocytes may play vital role in pathogenesis of biliary atresia

Autoimmune response mediated by T lymphocytes may play vital role in pathogenesis of biliary atresia

Anti-enolase antibody may contribute to bile duct injury in biliary atresia: Research

Anti-enolase antibody may contribute to bile duct injury in biliary atresia: Research

Researchers identify a set of molecular signatures for biliary atresia

Researchers identify a set of molecular signatures for biliary atresia

Liver transplantation performed in a six-month old infant

Liver transplantation performed in a six-month old infant

Review of transplant issues in patients with biliary atresia

Review of transplant issues in patients with biliary atresia