Portasystemic Shunt, Surgical
"Portasystemic Shunt, Surgical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Surgical venous shunt between the portal and systemic circulation to effect decompression of the portal circulation. It is performed primarily in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices resulting from portal hypertension. Types of shunt include portacaval, splenorenal, mesocaval, splenocaval, left gastric-caval (coronary-caval), portarenal, umbilicorenal, and umbilicocaval.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Portasystemic Shunt, Surgical" by people in Profiles.
Portosystemic shunts versus endoscopic intervention with or without medical treatment for prevention of rebleeding in people with cirrhosis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 10 22; 10:CD000553.
EUS-guided portal vein interventions. Gastrointest Endosc. 2017 05; 85(5):883-888.
Hepatic venoocclusive disease as a complication of whole abdominopelvic irradiation and treatment with the transjuglar intrahepatic portosystemic shunt: case report and literature review. Gynecol Oncol. 1996 May; 61(2):282-6.