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Use of corticosteroids after hepatoportoenterostomy for bile drainage in infants with biliary atresia: the START randomized clinical trial

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Bezerra, Jorge A
Spino, Cathie
Magee, John C
Shneider, Benjamin L
Rosenthal, Philip
Wang, Kasper S
Erlichman, Jessi
Haber, Barbara
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CollaborationWith : Mclin, Valérie Anne
Published in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association). 2014, vol. 311, no. 17, p. 1750-9
Abstract Biliary atresia is the most common cause of end-stage liver disease in children. Controversy exists as to whether use of steroids after hepatoportoenterostomy improves clinical outcome.
Keywords Administration, OralAdrenal Cortex Hormones/administration & dosage/adverse effectsBiliary Atresia/drug therapy/surgeryBilirubin/bloodDouble-Blind MethodDrainage/methodsFemaleHumansInfantInfusions, IntravenousMaleMethylprednisolone/administration & dosage/adverse effectsPortoenterostomy, HepaticPrednisolone/administration & dosage/adverse effectsSurvival AnalysisTreatment Outcome
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PMID: 24794368
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Research group Développement du tube digestif chez les vertébrés (900)
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BEZERRA, Jorge A et al. Use of corticosteroids after hepatoportoenterostomy for bile drainage in infants with biliary atresia: the START randomized clinical trial. In: JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), 2014, vol. 311, n° 17, p. 1750-9. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:55234

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