Management of portal venous thrombosis in hepatic transplant recipients.

@article{Neuhaus1990ManagementOP,
  title={Management of portal venous thrombosis in hepatic transplant recipients.},
  author={Peter Neuhaus and W. O. Bechstein and Gerhard Blumhardt and Rita M Steffen},
  journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics},
  year={1990},
  volume={171 3},
  pages={251-2}
}
Portal venous thrombosis in hepatic transplant candidates is considered a relative contraindication to transplantation. In addition to thrombectomy, which is often technically impossible, donor portal venous arterialization or extra-anatomic venous bypass have been described. Two patients who underwent portal venous resection and subsequent anatomic reconstruction are presented herein. In the first patient, a graft with donor common iliac vein was interposed, and in the second, the donor portal… CONTINUE READING