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Table 2 Association of histopathological findings and liver cirrhosis in BA patients after Kasai procedure

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

Histopathological findings Liver cirrhosis p-value OR (95% CI)
(+) (−)  
Bile duct proliferation
√ Severe 27 3 3.6 × 10−6* 27 (5.6–129.1)
√ Moderate/mild 5 15   
Cholestasis
√ Severe 18 1 5.6 × 10−4* 22 (2.6–184.7)
√ Moderate/mild/absent 14 17   
Portal inflammation
√ Severe 17 1 1.6 × 10−3* 19.3 (2.3–162.6)
√ Moderate/mild 15 17   
Giant cell transformation
√ Positive 17 11 0.77 0.7 (0.2–2.3)
√ Negative 15 7   
  1. BA biliary atresia, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. *, p < 0.05 is considered statistically significant