portosystemic

portosystemic

 [por″to-sis-tem´ik]
connecting the portal and systemic venous circulation.

por·to·sys·tem·ic

(pōr'tō-sis-tem'ik),
Relating to connections between the portal and systemic venous systems.

portosystemic

/por·to·sys·tem·ic/ (por″to-sis-tem´ik) connecting the portal and systemic venous circulation.

por·to·sys·tem·ic

, portal-systemic (pōr'tō-sis-tem'ik, pōrtăl-)
Relating to connections between the portal and systemic venous systems.

portosystemic

pertaining to the portal vein and the systemic circulation.

portosystemic anastomosis
see portacaval anastomosis.
portosystemic shunt
persistence of an anastomosis between the vitelline veins, later the portal system, with any of the large systemic veins, e.g. the azygos vein or the caudal vena cava.
portosystemic vascular anomaly
see portosystemic shunt.
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The transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) procedure--which involves creation of a shunt through the hepatic parenchyma connecting the hepatic vein to the portal vein--is one of the most complex procedures performed by the interventional radiologist.
His published works include "Resolution of hypoxemia in a liver transplant recipient after ligation of a portosystemic shunt," L.
Pelle, from Oslo, Norway, was diagnosed with an intrahepatic portosystemic liver shunt when he was three months old.
The other treatment options for pancreatic AVM are transarterial embolization (TAE), transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS), vascular ligation and radiation therapy.
Intrahepatic portosystemic venous shunts are rare vascular anomalies that may be detected in asymptomatic patients, given the recent advances in radiological imaging techniques.
This rate increases to 35% in patients who have hepatocellular carcinoma or who have undergone surgical portosystemic shunt surgery (19,20).
Contribution of the apelin/APJ system to portosystemic collateralization and splanchnic neovascularization in portal hypertensive rats has been also reported (18).
The topics include a natural history of the cirrhotic patient, chronic portosystemic encephalopathy and its management, managing complications of liver transplantation, obesity and its hepatic complications in adults and children, and an approach to metabolic and storage diseases.
Most children in the successful group presented just before puberty and were able to re-canalise or spontaneously achieve adequate portosystemic collaterisation (thought to be hormonally induced), which could have contributed to this observation.
Portosystemic shunting and persistent fetal vascular structures in aryl hydrocarbon receptor-deficient mice.
This operation was commonplace until the 1980s when advancements in endovascular stenting resulted in the DSRS being gradually supplanted by the Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) procedure.
We present our experience of reversing rocuronium with sugammadex in three American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status III patients with severe liver dysfunction undergoing transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (1).