portocaval


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por·ta·ca·val

, portocaval (pōr'tă-kā'văl),
Concerning or relating to the portal vein and the inferior vena cava.

por·ta·ca·val

, portocaval (pōr'tă-kā'văl, pōrtŏ-kāvăl)
Concerning the portal vein and the inferior vena cava.
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Varicosis of the venous epidural plexus caused by portocaval hypertension mimicking symptomatic lumbar disc herniation: case report and review of the literature.
All transplants were performed without venovenous bypass or portocaval shunt, as previously described [10].
Eggs of both species may spread as a result of portocaval shunting to ectopic sites, resulting in pulmonary hypertension, brain and spinal cord involvement.
MEDICAL AND NUTRITIONAL TREATMENT IN A PATIENT WITH HEPATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY OF POSIBLE PORTOCAVAL ORIGEN.
Hepatic cirrhosis causes considerable portocaval shunting, leading to increased drug concentrations (63); thus, lowering of the usual dose of TCAs is recommended for patients with significant hepatic dysfunction.
Uemoto, "Improvement of Morphological Changes after 70% Hepatectomy with Portocaval Shunt: Preclinical Study in Porcine Model," Journal of Surgical Research, vol.
In DIPS, a portocaval shunt is created between the inferior vena cava and the portal vasculature through the enlarged caudate lobe.
Should portocaval shunt be reconsidered in the treatment of intractable ascites in cirrhosis?
Congenital extrahepatic portocaval shunts The Abernethy malformation.
For patients without IVC obstruction, the portocaval or mesocaval shunts are reasonable options.10 For patients with IVC obstruction and/or high infrahepatic to right atrium pressure gradient , mesocaval and portocaval shunts may not effectively decompress the liver and mesoatrial or mesocaval + cavoatrial shunts are better options.10