More recent reports have outlined successful use of other techniques such as MRI guidance, which necessitates an open MRI scanner with co-located hybrid fluoroscopy (11) and use of intravascular ultrasound (mainly described in direct portocaval
shunts rather than from the hepatic vein) (12).
Medical and nutricional treatment in a patient with hepatic encephalopathy of posible portocaval
shunt be reconsidered in the treatment of intractable ascites in cirrhosis?
Congenital extrahepatic portocaval
shunts The Abernethy malformation.
6,7) Secondary epidural varicosis may be due to the different types of inferior vena cava anomalies (hypoplasia, aplasia), obstruction of this vein (pregnancy or thrombosis), portocaval
hypertension, compressive lesions in the spinal cord and herniated disc itself.
immitis granulomas in humans have included the bladder and a portocaval
He was very adept at portocaval
shunts, although we knew little about hepatic encephalopathy at that time.
Recipient's hepatectomy was performed, and a temporary end-to-side portocaval
shunt was established.
Glutamine myo-inositol and organic brain osmolytes after portocaval
anastomosis in the rat: implications for ammonia-induced brain edema.
According data recorded (Table 1) it was observed that 80% of the selected dogs with PSS presented portocaval
shunt (Figure 1).