Portal vein thrombosis


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Portal vein thrombosis

The development of a blood clot in the vein that brings blood into the liver. Untreated portal vein thrombosis causes portal hypertension.
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Extrahepatic portal vein obstruction and portal vein thrombosis in OMAN MED J, VOL 32, NO 6, NOVEMBER 2017 Khalid Al Hashmi, et al.
Portal vein thrombosis and survival in patients with cirrhosis.
A 61-year-old man with a medical history complicated by portal vein thrombosis presented with complaints of pruritus and rash in August 2010 at Phoenix VA Healthcare system, Arizona.
High baseline serum creatinine, hyperkalemia, and portal vein thrombosis on ultrasound were identified as bad prognostic indicators in univariate analysis of our patients but only baseline creatinine stood the test of multivariate analysis as independent predictor of response to treatment with terlipressin in combination with albumin.
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Hypercoagulability in endstage liver disease: prevalence and its correlation with severity of liver disease and portal vein thrombosis.
Portal vein thrombosis and ascites may indicate deterioration of the condition.
Conclusion: Color doppler sonography is an effective, noninvasive method for evaluating the presence of malignant portal vein thrombosis associated with HCC.
Again, the risk of hepatic or portal vein thrombosis is high in the early postoperative period.
It is also indicated for the treatment of HCC patients with partial or branch portal vein thrombosis or occlusion when clinical evaluation warrants the treatment.
Portal vein thrombosis usually does not result in graft loss, but needs to be corrected by thrombectomy and anastomotic revision when detected in the early post-transplant period.
At Birmingham Coroners Court yesterday, consultant pathologist Adrian Yoong, who performed the postmortem, gave the cause of death as hepatic necrosis (liver failure), caused by portal vein thrombosis.