Splenorenal shunt

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Yuranga Weerakkody et al.

A splenorenal shunt refers to an abnormal collateral portosystemic communication between the splenic vein and the left renal vein. It is one of the features of portal hypertension.

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rID: 19361
Tags: stub, cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Splenorenal shunts
  • Splenorenal collaterals
  • Splenorenal shunting

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