Aneurysms of the portal venous system: ultrasonography and CT findings.


OBJECTIVE The retrospective study of aneurysms of the portal venous system and their possible aetiology, using different imaging methods. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between 1992 and 1995 we collected 13 cases of portal vein aneurysm from 11 patients, eight of whom suffered portal hypertension (PH) secondary to hepatic cirrhosis. All were diagnosed by means of… (More)


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