Clinical and radiologic manifestations of congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunts: a comprehensive review.

@article{AlonsoGamarra2011ClinicalAR,
  title={Clinical and radiologic manifestations of congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunts: a comprehensive review.},
  author={Eduardo Alonso-Gamarra and Manuel Parr{\'o}n and Ana Karen Gonz{\'a}lez P{\'e}rez and Consuelo Prieto and Loreto Hierro and Manuel L{\'o}pez-Santamar{\'i}a},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={707-22}
}
Congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt (CEPS) is a rare condition in which the portomesenteric blood drains into a systemic vein, bypassing the liver through a complete or partial shunt. Most often, the diagnosis is made primarily with Doppler ultrasonography. Computed tomographic angiography and magnetic resonance angiography are used for further classification of the shunt and assessment of accompanying anomalies. Conventional angiography is necessary when results of the other tests… CONTINUE READING

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