Eck, Nikolai V.

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Nikolai V., Russian physiologist, 1849-1917.
Eck fistula - transposition of the portal circulation to the systemic by making an anastomosis between the vena cava and portal vein.
reverse Eck fistula - side-to-side anastomosis of the portal vein with the inferior vena cava and ligation of the latter above the anastomosis but below the hepatic veins.
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