Clinical characteristics of nonneoplastic cavernomatous transformation of the portal vein at a Gastroenterology Service in Spain.

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OBJECTIVE To identify predisposing factors, clinical characteristics and effective treatment in patients with nonneoplastic cavernomatous transformation of the portal vein in our gastroenterology service. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the clinical records of 2,201 patients diagnosed as having portal hypertension (2,165 with cirrhosis and 36 with… (More)

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@article{Jimnez2000ClinicalCO, title={Clinical characteristics of nonneoplastic cavernomatous transformation of the portal vein at a Gastroenterology Service in Spain.}, author={Angel Cosme Jim{\'e}nez and Jes{\'u}s Barrio Andr{\'e}s and Luis Bujanda Fern{\'a}ndez de Pi{\'e}rola and Evelia Ojeda P{\'e}rez and M Poch Zapira{\'i}n and R Orcolaga Alba and G Garmendia Larra{\~n}aga and In{\'e}s Gil Lasa and J I Arenas Mirav{\'e}}, journal={Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva}, year={2000}, volume={92 7}, pages={448-57} }