Out of 15(50%) patients with extra hepatic portal vein obstruction (EHPVO) 9(29.7%) patients underwent distal splenorenal shunt
surgery, while 2(6.6%) patients were lost to follow-up.
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The usefulness of distal splenorenal shunt in children with portal hypertension for the treatment of severe thrombocytopenia and leukopenia.
The Distal Splenorenal Shunt (DSRS) procedure was developed and refined at the University of Miami by W.
Citation: Greene JA, DiPasco PJ, Koshenkov VP, Livingstone AS Portal hypertension from nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver with distal splenorenal shunt. JSCR 2012 7:2
Selective trans-splenic decompression of gastroesophageal varices by distal splenorenal shunt. Ann Surg.
Renoportal anastomosis, a technique that secures adequate portal perfusion without necessitating splenectomy, simplifies liver transplantation in patients with distal splenorenal shunts
(DSRS) and also can be used in the setting of portal vein thrombosis, according to University of Miami School of Medicine researchers.