Percutaneous portal vein thrombolysis and endovascular stent for management of posttransplant portal venous conduit thrombosis.

@article{Bhattacharjya2000PercutaneousPV,
  title={Percutaneous portal vein thrombolysis and endovascular stent for management of posttransplant portal venous conduit thrombosis.},
  author={Tanushree Bhattacharjya and Simon P. Olliff and Shantanu Bhattacharjya and Darius Feroze Mirza and Paul Mcmaster},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2000},
  volume={69 10},
  pages={2195-8}
}
BACKGROUND Thrombosis of a portal vein conduit after liver transplant is an uncommon clinical situation. Percutaneous thrombolytic therapy for this condition has not been widely described. METHODS We describe a case of thrombosis of a portal vein (PV) conduit subsequent to orthotopic liver transplantation that was successfully treated by percutaneous portal vein thrombolysis by using tissue plasminogen activator, angioplasty, and endovascular stent placement. RESULTS A satisfactory outcome… CONTINUE READING

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