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Table 4 Correlation of histopathological findings and age at Kasai procedure performed in BA patients

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

Histopathological finding Age at Kasai (days) (median, [IQR]) p-value
Bile duct proliferation   0.026*
√ Severe 118 (97–174)  
√ Moderate/mild 86 (72–112)  
Cholestasis   0.2
√ Severe 124 (88.5–184.5)  
√ Moderate/mild/absent 100 (75.5–125.5)  
Portal inflammation   0.21
√ Severe 110 (88.5–176)  
√ Moderate/mild 97 (74–126)  
Giant cell transformation   0.049*
√ Positive 94 (72–113)  
√ Negative 118 (96.5–174)  
Cirrhosis   0.02*
√ Positive 113 (91–171)  
√ Negative 85 (72–97)  
  1. BA biliary atresia, IQR interquartile range
  2. *, p < 0.05 is considered statistically significant