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The surgical treatment of portal hypertension.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15434704     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Portacaval shunt operations were done in 15 of 18 patients who were treated surgically for portal hypertension. In eight cases the shunt was established by splenorenal anastomosis; in seven by anastomosis of the portal vein to the side of the inferior vena cava. Of the eight patients with splenorenal shunt, two are well, four are considered improved, and two have died. Of the seven in whom the portal vein was joined to the vena cava, two are improved, one is unimproved, and four have died.
Authors:
W P LONGMIRE
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  California medicine     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0008-1264     ISO Abbreviation:  Calif Med     Publication Date:  1950 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1950-12-01     Completed Date:  2004-09-30     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0410260     Medline TA:  Calif Med     Country:  Not Available    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  209-13     Citation Subset:  OM    
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Descriptor/Qualifier:
Hypertension*
Portal Vein*
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