Growth of children with biliary atresia living with native livers : impact of corticoid therapy after portoenterostomy

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Ruuska , S M , Laaperi , M T , Hukkinen , M , Jalanko , H , Kolho , K-L & Pakarinen , M P 2019 , ' Growth of children with biliary atresia living with native livers : impact of corticoid therapy after portoenterostomy ' , European journal of pediatrics , vol. 178 , no. 3 , pp. 341-349 . https://doi.org/10.1007/s00431-018-3302-z

Title: Growth of children with biliary atresia living with native livers : impact of corticoid therapy after portoenterostomy
Author: Ruuska, Satu Maria; Laaperi, Mitja Tapani; Hukkinen, Maria; Jalanko, Hannu; Kolho, Kaija-Leena; Pakarinen, Mikko P.
Other contributor: University of Helsinki, Clinicum
University of Helsinki, Children's Hospital
University of Helsinki, Children's Hospital
University of Helsinki, Lastentautien yksikkö
University of Helsinki, Lastenkirurgian yksikkö




Date: 2019-03
Language: eng
Number of pages: 9
Belongs to series: European journal of pediatrics
ISSN: 0340-6199
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00431-018-3302-z
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/301115
Abstract: We addressed growth of biliary atresia (BA) patients living with native livers between ages 0-6 and effects of post-surgical corticosteroid treatment on growth. Growth charts of 28 BA patients born in Finland between 1987 and 2017 were retrospectively evaluated. Dosage and length of corticosteroid treatment and hydrocortisone substitution were reviewed. At birth, BA patients were shorter (median height -0.6 (interquartile range (IQR) -1.3 to -0.1) SDS, n=28, P
Subject: Age and sex-adjusted body mass index (ISO-BMI)
Biliary atresia (BA)
Corticosteroids
Portoenterostomy
CONGENITAL CYTOMEGALOVIRUS-INFECTION
LONG-TERM
NATIONAL CENTRALIZATION
KASAI PORTOENTEROSTOMY
ENERGY-EXPENDITURE
BODY-COMPOSITION
SINGLE-CENTER
DISEASE
OUTCOMES
INFANTS
3123 Gynaecology and paediatrics
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