Normal main portal vein diameter measured on CT is larger than the widely referenced upper limit of 13 mm

@article{Stamm2016NormalMP,
  title={Normal main portal vein diameter measured on CT is larger than the widely referenced upper limit of 13 mm},
  author={Elizabeth R Stamm and Jeffrey M Meier and S.S. Pokharel and Toshimasa J Clark and Deborah H. Glueck and Kimberly E. Lind and Katherine M Roberts},
  journal={Abdominal Radiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={41},
  pages={1931-1936}
}
ObjectiveWe determined mean main portal vein diameter in healthy patients evaluated with CT, compared this value to the “upper limit of normal” reported previously, and evaluated effects of age, sex, height, and BMI on portal vein diameter. [...] Key Method We excluded patients with evidence of liver or severe cardiac disease. We recorded patients’ age, sex, height, weight, and BMI.Expand
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