Recanalisation of umbilical vein
Patient with known liver cirrhosis, complicated by encephalopathy, was examined for surveillance for early diagnosis of HCC.
Recanalization of umbilical vein
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We observed a wide and patent umbilical vein with excellent Doppler signals of persistent flow. This is one of possible collateral pathways to porto-systemic flow due to portal hypertension, also known as Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome.