Kasai operation

por·to·en·ter·os·to·my

(pōr'tō-en'tĕr-os'tŏ-mē),
An operation for biliary atresia in which a Roux-en-Y loop of jejunum is anastomosed to the hepatic end of the divided extravascular portal structures, including rudimentary bile ducts.
Synonym(s): Kasai operation

Kasai operation

(kä-sī′)

por·to·en·ter·os·to·my

(pōr'tō-en'tĕr-os'tŏ-mē)
An operation for biliary atresia in which a Roux-en-Y loop of jejunum is anastomosed to the hepatic end of the divided extravascular portal structures, including rudimentary bile ducts.
Synonym(s): Kasai operation.

Kasai,

Morio, 20th century Japanese surgeon.
Kasai operation - an operation for biliary atresia. Synonym(s): portoenterostomy
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All the transplantreceiving patients had undergone a previous Kasai operation except for one patient having had a Sawaguchi operation previously.
During the operation, it was confirmed that the infant has biliary atresia and a drainage operation (Kasai operation) was then performed.
The standard of care is surgical drainage of the biliary tree (Kasai operation) followed by liver transplantation for those patients who progress to end-stage liver disease.
The serum cytokine patterns before and after Kasai operation in patients with BA may help to identify potential biomarkers that can predict short- and long-term outcomes of the Kasai operation [10].
We decided to interrupt the Kasai operation and only perform cholecystectomy and wedge biopsy of the liver.
Before a transplant, newborns must undergo a Kasai operation - a surgery designed to make a loop out of the intestine to replace the bile duct.
It was not really a failed Kasai operation, more like a failing liver.
Long-term results with Kasai operation for biliary atreia.
Impact of age at Kasai operation for biliary atresia screening.
The most common surgical repair of biliary atresia is the Kasai operation, a hepatoportoenterostomy.
Following the Kasai operation, infection in the bile ducts (cholangitis) is common.
Since 2007, our institution had started to treat BA patients who received the Kasai operation with a high-dose steroid protocol.