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, portocaval
a. portacava, rel. a la vena porta y la vena cava inferior.
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Chronic hyponatremia exacerbates ammonia-induced brain edema in rats after portacaval anastomosis.
Tabaqchali and Dawson did not find a disorder of HCl secretion in patients with LC, except after portacaval anastomosis where it was found that basal secretion of HCl was increased, but without an accompanying increase to the maximum histamine stimulation [15].
Hershey, "Experimental intrahepatic portacaval anastomosis: Use of expandable Gianturco stents," Radiology, vol.
Binkert, "Intravascular ultrasound-guided direct intrahepatic portacaval shunt: Midterm follow-up," Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
Monitoring of brain water by chemical shift imaging during ammonia-induced brain swelling in rats after portacaval anastomosis.
Blei, "Cerebral blood flow and the development of ammonia-induced brain edema in rats after portacaval anastomosis," Hepatology, vol.
Wallmark, "Shigella sonnei sepsis after splenectomy and portacaval shunt," European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, vol.
A fluorodeoxyglucose-PET-CT (FDG-PET-CT) was performed to localise the paraprotein-producing tumour, demonstrating bilateral FDG-avid cervical and axillary nodes, with a single mediastinal and portacaval node (Figures 1(a), 1(b), and 1(c)).
[62] who showed the ability of indomethacin, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), to prevent ammonia-induced brain edema after portacaval anastomosis in rats.
Ischemic models (complete/transient devascularization) are the most commonly used surgical models at present [10,11], usually involving a portacaval shunt followed by hepatic artery occlusion and, in many situations, also requiring devascularization of accessory hepatic vessels and occlusion of the common bile duct [9, 11].
Although more invasive than the treatments mentioned above, measures such as portacaval shunt surgery and placement of TIPS present a higher rate of definitive solution.