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Surgical treatment of progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis: comparison of partial external biliary diversion and ileal bypass.

Authors
  • Kaliciński, P J
  • Ismail, H
  • Jankowska, I
  • Kamiński, A
  • Pawłowska, J
  • Drewniak, T
  • Markiewicz, M
  • Szymczak, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift für Kinderchirurgie
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2003
Volume
13
Issue
5
Pages
307–311
Identifiers
PMID: 14618520
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

PEBD is more effective than IB for the permanent improvement of symptoms of PFIC. Ileal bypass procedure, although initially effective, does not ensure good long-term results in more than 50 % of patients, probably due to intestinal re-absorption of bile acids increasing over time.

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