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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of biliary atresia patients who underwent liver biopsy during Kasai procedure

From: Histopathological findings for prediction of liver cirrhosis and survival in biliary atresia patients after Kasai procedure

Characteristics n (%); median (IQR)
Sex
 ▪ Male 27 (54)
 ▪ Female 23 (46)
Age at Kasai procedure performed (days) 102.5 (75.75–142.25)
Type of biliary atresia (BA)
▪ 1 2 (4)
▪ 2A 18 (36)
▪ 2B 6 (12)
▪ 3 24 (48)
Pre-operative laboratory findings (normal range)
▪ Total bilirubin (≤1.0 mg/dL) 10.76 (7.86–13.6)
▪ Direct bilirubin (0–0.2 mg/dL) 8.17 (6.45–11.59)
▪ Aspartate aminotransferase (≤40 U/L) 187 (120.5–242.25)
▪ Alanine aminotransferase (≤41 U/L) 119 (68.75–168.75)
▪ Gamma glutamyl transferase (7–64 U/L) 566 (268.5–946.75)
▪ Alkaline phosphatase (≤462 U/L) 471 (361–648)
▪ Albumin (3.9–4.9 g/dL) 3.55 (3.23–4.14)
▪ International normalized ratio (0.9–1.1) 1.025 (0.94–1.205)
▪ Platelet (150–450 × 103/uL) 270 (218.75–409.25)
Outcomes
▪ Survived 26 (52)
▪ Died 24 (48)
Causes of death
▪ Septic shock 14 (56.5)
▪ Hemorrhagic shock 4 (17.4)
▪ Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome 2 (8.7)
▪ Acute respiratory distress syndrome 4 (17.4)
  1. IQR interquartile range