portacaval

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por·ta·ca·val

, portocaval
a. portacava, rel. a la vena porta y la vena cava inferior.
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Intra-abdominal FDG-avid lymphadenopathy, to include portocaval and bilateral common iliac chain lymph nodes, as well as bilateral inguinal lymphadenopathy, was demonstrated and was compatible with additional nodal metastatic disease.
He was very adept at portocaval shunts, although we knew little about hepatic encephalopathy at that time.
Eggs of both species may spread as a result of portocaval shunting to ectopic sites, resulting in pulmonary hypertension, brain and spinal cord involvement.