Items tagged “portal vein”

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Portal vein thrombosis

Portal vein thrombosis may be seen in a variety of clinical contexts, and when acute can be a life-threatening condition. It is a major cause of non-cirrhotic presinusoidal portal hypertension. Portal vein thrombus may be either bland and/or malignant (i.e. tumour thrombus), and it is a critical...
Case

Cavernous transformation

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 23 Dec 2009
77% complete
CTUltrasound
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Cavernous transformation of the portal vein

Cavernous transformation of the portal vein (CTPV) is a sequela of portal vein thrombosis and is the replacement of the normal single channel portal vein with numerous tortuous venous channels. For a discussion of demographics and presentation, please refer to the article on portal vein thrombo...
Case

Cavernous transformation of the right portal vein branch

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Thin-slab...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 15 May 2011
77% complete
MRI
Case

Aneurysm of the portal venous system

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Umut Delibas
Published 29 Apr 2013
86% complete
CT
Case

Portal hypertension with caput medusae

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 29 Apr 2013
64% complete
CTPhoto
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Portal vein embolisation

Initial portal ve...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 06 Apr 2015
97% complete
DSA (angiography)
Case

Total anomalous pulmonary venous return: infracardiac

 Diagnosis certain
Dr David Cuevas
Published 15 May 2017
86% complete
CTDSA (angiography)
Case

Portal and superior mesenteric vein aneurysms

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Stefan Götschi
Published 12 Feb 2016
89% complete
CT
Case

Cavernous transformation of the portal vein

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Mostafa Mahmoud El Feky
Published 02 May 2017
92% complete
CT
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Congenital portosystemic shunt

​Congenital portosystemic shunts are rare anatomical abnormalities linked to abnormal embryological venous development. They can be extrahepatic or intrahepatic. In either case, the underlying abnormality is shunting of blood from the portal venous system to the systemic venous system thus avoid...
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Congenital intrahepatic portosystemic shunt classification

This congenital intrahepatic portosystemic shunt classification was proposed by Park et al. in 1990 1: type 1: single large vessel of constant diameter connecting the right portal vein to the Inferior vena cava type 2: localised, peripheral shunt with one or more communications in a single hep...
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Congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt classification

This congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt classification was proposed by Morgan and Superina in 1994 1: type 1: complete diversion of portal blood into the Inferior vena cava with congenital absence of the portal vein 1a: superior mesenteric vein and splenic vein do not join to form a c...
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Portosystemic shunt ratio

The portosystemic shunt ratio is a measure performed using ultrasound to quantify the abnormal flow of portal venous blood that is shunted away from the hepatic sinusoidal circulation in the context of a congenital portosystemic shunt 1. Ultrasound The ratio is determined using the following e...

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