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.
Reuben A. A better mousetrap. Hepatology. 2004 Oct; 40(4):1023-7.
Sharara AI, Rockey DC. Gastroesophageal variceal hemorrhage. N Engl J Med. 2001 Aug 30; 345(9):669-81.
Linscheer WG, Castell DO, Platt RR. A new method for evaluation of portasystemic shunting. The rectal octanoate tolerance test. Gastroenterology. 1969 Oct; 57(4):415-23.