Percutaneous treatment of portal venous stenosis in children and adolescents with segmental hepatic transplants: long-term results.

@article{Funaki2000PercutaneousTO,
  title={Percutaneous treatment of portal venous stenosis in children and adolescents with segmental hepatic transplants: long-term results.},
  author={Brian S. Funaki and Jordan D. Rosenblum and Jeffrey A. Leef and George X. Zaleski and Todd Farrell and John N. Lorenz and Lynda Brady},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={215 1},
  pages={147-51}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the long-term effectiveness of the percutaneous treatment of portal venous stenoses in children and adolescents with reduced-size hepatic transplants. MATERIALS AND METHODS During the past 5 years, percutaneous transhepatic balloon venoplasty was attempted in 25 children and adolescents with anastomotic portal venous stenoses that occurred after reduced-size hepatic transplantation. All procedures were performed with direct puncture of the intrahepatic portal vein and with… CONTINUE READING