From the case: Portal vein anatomy

Annotated image
Wedge portal veno...
Coronal
Wedge portal venogram obtained as a part of TIPS procedure
Modality: Annotated image (Coronal)

- “ The portal vein is formed by the union of the SMV (superior mesenteric vein) with the splenic vein.  The final image is a wedge portal venogram o...”

Used in the following article:

  • Left gastric vein - “ The left gastric vein (also known as the coronary vein) drains both gastric walls. It forms a loop with the right gastric vein at the lesser curva...”
  • Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt - “ Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is a treatment for portal hypertension in which direct communication is formed between a hepa...”

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