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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Acute cholecystitis complicated with portal vein thrombosis: A case report and literature review.
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According to population studies, portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is observed in approximately 40% of cirrhotic patients.
Despite this progress, anticoagulation of portal vein thrombosis with NOACs has remained controversial.
Abbreviations HCC: Hepatocellular carcinoma PVT: Portal vein thrombosis AFP: Alpha-fetoprotein GGTP: Gamma glutamyl transpeptidase ALKP: Alkaline phosphatase AST: Aspartate aminotransferase Alb: Albumin MTD: Maximum tumor diameter CRP: C-reactive protein CT: Computerized axial tomography MRI: Magnetic resonance imaging.
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Pathology of the liver in Budd-Chiari syndrome: portal vein thrombosis and the histogenesis of veno-centric cirrhosis, veno-portal cirrhosis, and large regenerative nodules.
It also showed normal patent biphasic flow pattern with average velocities and normal hepatopedal flow direction with no evidence of portal vein thrombosis. The hepatic veins also displayed average normal diameter measuring 10.5 mm in caliber.
Mesenteric vein thrombosis, portal vein thrombosis, and PE were reported in 3 cases each.