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 .
According data recorded (Table 1) it was observed that 80% of the selected dogs with PSS presented portocaval
shunt (Figure 1).
Eggs of both species may spread as a result of portocaval
shunting to ectopic sites, resulting in pulmonary hypertension, brain and spinal cord involvement.
shunt and liver transplantation in treatment of familial hypercholesterolemia.
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.
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