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Introduction of radiopaque material into the spleen to obtain radiographic visualization of the splenic and main portal veins of the portal circulation.
Synonym(s): splenic portal venography
[spleno- + portography]
Introduction of radiopaque material into the spleen to obtain a radiologic visualization of the portal vessel of the portal circulation.
splenoportography(splē″nō-por-tŏg′ră-fē) [″ + L. porta, gate, + Gr. graphein, to write]
Radiography of the spleen and portal vein after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium into the spleen.
radiography using a contrast agent injected into the pulp of the spleen to demonstrate portosystemic vascular anomalies.