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A simple calculation for obtaining shunt fractions of portosystemic shunts.
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PMID:  15133278     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Since the isotopes can not be utilized for veterinary patients in Japan, the authors developed a simple calculation formula of shunt fraction of portosystemic shunt based on the hepatic circulation model. The shunt fraction can be calculated utilizing only 2 portal pressure measurements of pre-shunt ligation and temporary or permanent shunt ligation. The calculated shunt fraction can obtained pre-ligation and post-ligation either temporally or permanent complete shunt ligation: complete ligation group of PSS (n=59) had 48.2 +/- 16.9% of shunt fractions, whereas the partial ligation group (n=48) had 71.6 +/- 10.7% of shunt fractions.
Makoto Washizu; Shido Torisu; Yogo Kondo; Nashiku Shimizu; Tsukimi Washizu; Naoyuki Takemura; Gen Kinoshita
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of veterinary medical science / the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0916-7250     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vet. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  2004 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-05-10     Completed Date:  2004-06-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105360     Medline TA:  J Vet Med Sci     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  449-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratory of Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, Nippon Veterinary and Animal Science University, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Liver / blood supply*
Models, Biological*
Portal Pressure
Portasystemic Shunt, Surgical / methods*

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