portosystemic

portosystemic

 [por″to-sis-tem´ik]
connecting the portal and systemic venous circulation.

por·to·sys·tem·ic

(pōr'tō-sis-tem'ik),
Relating to connections between the portal and systemic venous systems.

portosystemic

/por·to·sys·tem·ic/ (por″to-sis-tem´ik) connecting the portal and systemic venous circulation.

por·to·sys·tem·ic

, portal-systemic (pōr'tō-sis-tem'ik, pōrtăl-)
Relating to connections between the portal and systemic venous systems.

portosystemic

pertaining to the portal vein and the systemic circulation.

portosystemic anastomosis
see portacaval anastomosis.
portosystemic shunt
persistence of an anastomosis between the vitelline veins, later the portal system, with any of the large systemic veins, e.g. the azygos vein or the caudal vena cava.
portosystemic vascular anomaly
see portosystemic shunt.
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Due to the portal pressure the portosystemic circulation opens up leading to the formation of esophageal varices and splenomegaly9.
Diastolic dysfunction is associated with poor survival in patients with cirrhosis with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.
Revised and updated, this edition includes advances like the transjugular portosystemic shunt and its variations, and balloon-occluded retrograde and antegrade transvenous obliteration.
3, 8) Thrombolysis via omental vein catheterization and the creation of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS) and liver transplant may be feasible even in the setting of PVT.
Type I is characterized by a complete portosystemic shunt and an absence of a portal vein (consists of superior mesenteric and splenic veins), while Type II exhibits partial portosystemic shunt and a hypoplastic portal vein.
In the present case, repeated episodes of GOV2-related bleeding, despite intravariceal N-butyl cyanoacrylate injections, warrant further interventions such as transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) or BRTO to prevent rebleeding.
Karrubi's son announced shortly after the first operation last week that his father had undergone a procedure known as TIPS for Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.
We suggest that mesenteric and portal venous air in our patient passed to systemic venous circulation through portosystemic shunts such as the rectal, retroperitoneal or paraumbilical veins.
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) insertion is commonly performed for refractory ascites or variceal bleeding.
54,55) At our institution, 1 patient with colorectal adenocarcinoma treated with oxaliplatin was successfully treated with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for oxaliplatin-induced hepatoportal sclerosis, portal hypertension, and variceal bleeding.
The neuronal dysfunction of HE is due to hyperammonemia, which is a consequence of impaired metabolic capacity of the urea cycle in the liver and intra- and extrahepatic portosystemic shunting of blood related to portal hypertension.
Magnetic resonance imaging findings of hepatic encephalopathy in a dog with a portosystemic shunt.