Etiology and long-term outcome of extrahepatic portal vein obstruction in children.

  title={Etiology and long-term outcome of extrahepatic portal vein obstruction in children.},
  author={Batia Weiss and Eyal Shteyer and Asaf Vivante and Drora Berkowitz and Shimon Reif and Zvi Weizman and Yoram Bujanover and Rivka Shapiro},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={16 39},
AIM To study the management and outcome of children with extrahepatic portal vein obstruction (EHPVO) in a whole country population. METHODS A nationwide multicenter retrospective case series of children with EHPVO was conducted. Data on demographics, radiographic studies, laboratory workup, endoscopic and surgical procedures, growth and development, were extracted from the patients' charts. Characteristics of clinical presentation, etiology of EHPVO, management and outcome were analyzed… CONTINUE READING


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