Latest Biliary atresia Stories

2009-10-27 11:02:00


2009-07-22 10:00:00

Scientists have linked an overactive response by one of the immune system's key weapons against infection – natural killer, or NK, cells – to the onset of biliary atresia in infants, a disease where blocked bile ducts can cause severe liver damage and death.

2008-08-20 00:00:39

By Risha Chitlangia New Delhi: The paediatric surgery department at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is conducting a pilot study to see the effects of stem cell in treating biliary atresia, which results in liver cirrhosis.

2008-07-06 15:00:28

By Talia Sampson, Ventura County Star, Calif. Jul. 6--Five-month-old Rayne Riggleman giggles as she sits on her mother's lap, her blue eyes locked on the shiny skull ring on the hand of her father, who strokes her cheek affectionately.

2007-07-17 06:03:41

By Stipsanelli, K Koutsikos, J; Papantoniou, V; Arka, A; Et al Aim. The aim of this paper is to identify extrahepatic biliary atresia (EHBA) as the cause of cholestasis in neonates with prolonged jaundice and thus accelerate the decision for surgical intervention, which is critical for prognosis.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.