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atresia

[ə′trē·zhə]
(medicine)
Imperforation or closure of a natural orifice or passage of the body.
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Biliary atresia is a developmental problem with the bile ducts," said Kathleen Campbell, MD, medical director of liver transplantation at Cincinnati Children's.
Congenital anomalies occur in 18% of patients with HD and include malrotation, colonic atresia and imperforate anus.
Given the potential complexities involved in the diagnosis of biliary atresia and the need for timely diagnosis, a well-coordinated multidisciplinary approach is essential for appropriate patient management.
A rare condition which causes a blockage in the tubes that carry bile from the liver to the gall bladder, biliary atresia has an occurrence of one in every 15,000 newborns in the US alone.
At CHBAH, a failed hepatoportoenterostomy procedure (Kasai procedure) in children with biliary atresia accounts for the vast majority of referrals for paediatric liver transplantation.
Sienna also has pulmonary atresia which means the pulmonary valve - an opening on the side of the heart that regulates blood flow to the lungs - has not formed properly.
A later study demonstrated the superior benefit of a CC hearing device, especially in patients with postoperative aural atresia [14].
Sonic hedgehog gene (SHH), for instance, is regarded as a keystone sequence, especially in those patients with oesophageal atresia and anorectal malformations.
Atresia was more frequent during the gestational period, when an average of 4.
Muscat: A medical team from Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) Hospital managed to perform a one-of-a-kind surgery in the Sultanate on a six-year-old girl suffering from biliary atresia, connecting part of her bowels to her biliary canals.
The team connected part of the bowels to the biliary canals for a 6 year old girl suffering from biliary atresia.
Ava Raffour, four, was born with biliary atresia, a condition affecting only 50 babies a year where the liver fails to remove deadly toxins.