A large inferior mesenteric-caval shunt via the internal iliac vein

  title={A large inferior mesenteric-caval shunt via the internal iliac vein},
  author={Yuji Horiguchi and Tohru Kitano and Hiroko Takagawa and Hideo Imai and Madoka Itoh and Shuuichi Miyakawa and Yoriyuki Nakamura and Kaoru Miura and Kazuo Itoh},
  journal={Gastroenterologia Japonica},
A large portosystemic shunt between the inferior mesenteric vein and the right internal iliac vein in a 28-yr-old non-cirrhotic man is presented. This collateral was discovered by ultrasound done as a screening examination for gastrointestinal bleeding. The direct communication of the inferior mesenteric vein with the internal iliac vein was demonstrated by computed tomography and percutaneous transhepatic portography. Surgical ligation of the collateral, performed to prevent future… CONTINUE READING
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