distal splenorenal shunt


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distal sple·no·re·nal shunt

anastomosis of the splenic vein to the left renal vein, usually end-to-side, for control of portal hypertension.

dis·tal sple·no·re·nal shunt

(dis'tăl splē'nō-rē'năl shŭnt)
Anastomosis of the splenic vein to the left renal vein, usually end-to-side, for control of portal hypertension.

Warren,

W. Dean, U.S. surgeon, 1924-1989.
Warren flap
Warren incision
Warren shunt - anastomosis of the splenic end of the divided splenic vein to the left renal vein. Synonym(s): distal splenorenal shunt
Warren-Mack rotating drill
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The Distal Splenorenal Shunt (DSRS) procedure was developed and refined at the University of Miami by W.
Citation: Greene JA, DiPasco PJ, Koshenkov VP, Livingstone AS Portal hypertension from nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver with distal splenorenal shunt.
Renoportal anastomosis, a technique that secures adequate portal perfusion without necessitating splenectomy, simplifies liver transplantation in patients with distal splenorenal shunts (DSRS) and also can be used in the setting of portal vein thrombosis, according to University of Miami School of Medicine researchers.

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