distal splenorenal shunt

distal sple·no·re·nal shunt

anastomosis of the splenic vein to the left renal vein, usually end-to-side, for control of portal hypertension.
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dis·tal sple·no·re·nal shunt

(dis'tăl splē'nō-rē'năl shŭnt)
Anastomosis of the splenic vein to the left renal vein, usually end-to-side, for control of portal hypertension.
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W. Dean, U.S. surgeon, 1924-1989.
Warren flap
Warren incision
Warren shunt - anastomosis of the splenic end of the divided splenic vein to the left renal vein. Synonym(s): distal splenorenal shunt
Warren-Mack rotating drill
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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.
Distal splenorenal shunt: Role, indications, and utility in the era of liver transplantation.
Distal splenorenal shunt versus transjugular intrahepatic portal systematic shunt for variceal bleeding: A randomized trial.
Cost of preventing variceal rebleeding with transjugular intrahepatic portal systemic shunt and distal splenorenal shunt. J Hepatol 2008;48:407-14.
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.

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