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.
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].
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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.
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