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Portal Vein Thrombosis.
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PMID:  25454305     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is a rare event in the general medical setting that commonly complicates cirrhosis with portal hypertension, and can also occur with liver tumors. The diagnosis is often incidental when a thrombus is found in the portal vein on imaging tests. However, PVT may also present with clinical symptoms and can progress to life-threatening complications of ischemic hepatitis, liver failure, and/or small intestinal infarction. This article reviews the pathophysiology of this disorder, with a major focus on PVT in patients with cirrhosis, and presents detailed guidelines on optimal diagnostic and therapeutic strategies.
Authors:
Syed Abdul Basit; Christian D Stone; Robert Gish
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Publication Detail:
Type:  REVIEW     Date:  2014-10-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in liver disease     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1557-8224     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Liver Dis     Publication Date:  2015 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-12-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-12-3    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9710002     Medline TA:  Clin Liver Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  199-221     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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