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A Newly Born Baby with Rare Disease of Liver | Biliary Atresia Treatment

Treated by Dr. Sharat Varma , Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket

Baby Nathan, a newly born baby was diagnosed with Biliary Atresia at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket. He was brought to Max Healthcare in an emergency with yellowish eyes and bloated tummy. 
After reaching Max Hospital, Dr. Sharat Verma took charge of his case and discovered that Baby Nathan had a rare disease of the liver – Biliary Atresia. After initial evaluation, his team found that there were many things to be addressed before they could plan for the operation. They had lots of issues with baby Nathan and about the prospective donor. 
After testing, Dr. Sharat describes that his mother and father were not suitable for liver donation due to incompatibilities. Fortunately, his uncle's blood group matched with baby Nathan’s. By the time his family reached Max Hospital, everything was sorted and well planned. 
Unfortunately, baby Nathan had developed symptoms of severe liver disease. The team faced some intra-operative problems with Nathan's portal due to its small size, it needed technical expertise to sort it out. The team performed the transplant in a well-planned manner and at the right moment. Any delay could have led to an unforeseen emergency. Baby Nathans recovery was quick and painless. He is leading a happy childhood in Manila in care of his parents