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Two stage surgical management of the Budd-Chiari syndrome associated with obstruction of the inferior vena cava.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6463819     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A new, staged surgical approach to the treatment of Budd-Chiari syndrome complicated by inferior vena caval obstruction has been described. The first stage consists of a mesoatrial shunt. After an interval to allow hepatic decongestion, re-establishment of caval flow and overall improvement in the status of the patient, a portacaval shunt is established and the mesoatrial shunt removed. Such a staged procedure produced an excellent result in the patient reported upon in this study and represents a treatment option in similar patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome complicated by obstruction of the inferior vena cava.
Authors:
W D Warren; J R Potts; J T Fulenwider; W J Millikan; J M Henderson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics     Volume:  159     ISSN:  0039-6087     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Gynecol Obstet     Publication Date:  1984 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-09-11     Completed Date:  1984-09-11     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0101370     Medline TA:  Surg Gynecol Obstet     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Blood Flow Velocity
Blood Pressure
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Budd-Chiari Syndrome / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Constriction, Pathologic
Female
Heart Atria / surgery
Humans
Jugular Veins / transplantation
Liver / blood supply*,  pathology
Mesenteric Arteries / surgery
Phlebography
Polytetrafluoroethylene
Portacaval Shunt, Surgical
Reoperation
Vena Cava, Inferior / pathology*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
5M01RR00039/RR/NCRR NIH HHS; AM15736/AM/NIADDK NIH HHS
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
9002-84-0/Polytetrafluoroethylene

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