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CLDF's Yellow Alert materials and the information on this website draws from the NICE guidelines, as well as the references listed below.

McClement J W, Howard E R, Mowat A P. Results of surgical treatment for extra hepatic biliary atresia in the United Kingdom. BMJ 1985. 290345–347.

Hussein M, Howard ER, Mieli-Vergani G, Mowat AP. Jaundice at 14 days of age; exclude biliary atresia. Arch Dis Child 1991 October; 66(10): 1177-1179.

Mieli-Vergani G, Howard E R, Portman B. et al. Late referral for biliary atresia — missed opportunities for effective surgery. Lancet 1989. 1(8635)421–423.

Powell J E, Keffler S, Kelly D A. et al. Population screening for neonatal liver disease: potential for a community-based programme. J Med Screen 2003. 10112–116.

McKiernan P J, Baker A J, Kelly D A. The frequency and outcome of biliary atresia in the UK and Ireland. Lancet 2000. 35525–29.

Davenport M, de Ville de Goyet J, Stringer M D. et al. Seamless management of biliary atresia in England and Wales (1999–2002). Lancet 2004. 3631354–1357.

Davenport M, Tizzard S, Underhill J. et al. The biliary atresia splenic malformation syndrome: a 28-year single-center retrospective study. J Pediatr 2006. 149393–400.

Bakshi B, Sutcliffe A, Akindolie M, et al. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed (2011). doi:10.1136/F2 of 3 adc.2010.209700

Mushtaq I, Logan S, Morris M. et al. Screening of newborn infants for cholestatic hepatobiliary disease with tandem mass spectrometry. BMJ 1999. 319471–477.

Chen S M, Chang M H, Du J C. et al. Screening for biliary atresia by infant stool colour card in Taiwan. Pediatrics 2006. 1171147–1154.

Hinds R, Davenport M, Mieli-Vergani G. et al. Antenatal presentation of biliary atresia. J Pediatr 2004. 14443–46.

Davenport M, Kerkar N, Mieli-Vergani G. et al. Biliary atresia: the King’s College Hospital experience. J Pediatr Surg 1997. 32479–485.

Hadzic N, Tizzard S, Davenport M. et al. Long-term survival following Kasai portoenterostomy: is chronic liver disease inevitable? J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2003. 37430–433.

Kelly DA, Davenport M. Current management of biliary atresia. Arch Dis Child 2001 December; 92(12): 1132 – 1135.

Cartledge P, Kevlani N, Sharpiro L, McClean P. An audit of a community protocol for identifying neonatal liver disease. Arch Dis Child doi: 10.1136/adc.2009.179812.

All Yellow Alert resources have been reviewed by the three supra-regional clinic for paediatric liver disease:

  • Birmingham Children's Hospital
  • King's College Hospital
  • Leeds General Infirmary
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