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Portacaval shunt


A portacaval shunt is a treatment for high blood pressure in the liver. A connection is made between the portal vein, which supplies 75% of the liver's blood, and the inferior vena cava, the vein that drains blood from the lower two-thirds of the body. The most common causes of liver disease resulting in portal hypertension are cirrhosis caused by alcohol...
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In medicine, a shunt is a hole or passage which moves, or allows movement of fluid from one part of the body to another. The term may describe either congenital or acquired shunts; and acquired shunts may be either biological or mechanical.
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Portacaval shunt. • P • May 02 05. Definition. A portacaval shunt is a ... Portacaval shunting is generally a procedure used to prolong life until other ...
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portacaval shunt n. Any of various communications between the portal vein and the general circulation, especially a surgical anastomosis between the
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Portacaval shunt - Overview, A portacaval shunt is a treatment for high blood ... Portacaval shunt - Overview. Overview. Symptom. Treatment. Prevention. All ...
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A portacaval shunt is a treatment for high blood pressure in the liver. ... Portacaval shunting is generally a procedure used to prolong life until other ...
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Shunt - portacaval. Definition Return to top ... Portacaval shunting is generally reserved for patients with portal hypertension ...
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A portacaval shunt is a treatment for high blood pressure in the liver. ... What is Portacaval Shunt? Causes. Symptoms & Signs. Exams and Tests. Treatments. Prognosis ...
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Portacaval shunts are a treatment for high blood pressure in the liver. Learn about portacaval shunt causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.
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Definition of portacaval shunt, postcaval shunt in the Online Dictionary. ... portacaval shunt - shunt that is created surgically between the portal vein and ...
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End-to-side portacaval shunt was much less effective. ... Side-to-side portacaval shunt is very effective treatment of intractable ascites ...
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