Portal Vein Thrombosis following Splenectomy for Hematologic Disease: Prospective Study with Doppler Color Flow Imaging

@article{Chaffanjon1998PortalVT,
  title={Portal Vein Thrombosis following Splenectomy for Hematologic Disease: Prospective Study with Doppler Color Flow Imaging},
  author={Philippe C. J. Chaffanjon and P Brichon and Yves Ranchoup and R{\'e}my Gressin and Jean Jacques Sotto},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={1082-1086}
}
We report the results of a prospective series of 60 consecutive splenectomies for hematologic disorders performed between February 1995 and May 1996. The portal venous flow of all the patients (34 men and 26 women with a mean age of 54.1 years) was systematically studied before and after intervention with Doppler color imaging (on the day before the intervention and on the 7th and 30th postoperative days). The objective of this study were to determine the real frequency of asymptomatic portal… CONTINUE READING
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