Portal vein thrombosis: etiology, diagnostic strategy, therapy and management.

  title={Portal vein thrombosis: etiology, diagnostic strategy, therapy and management.},
  author={Nico Hidajat and Hanno Stobbe and Volker Griesshaber and Rolf Schroder and Roland Felix},
  journal={VASA. Zeitschrift fur Gefasskrankheiten},
  volume={34 2},
Myeloproliferative disorder, liver cirrhosis with portal hypertension, deficiency of natural anticoagulant proteins, gene mutation and hepatocellular carcinoma are the most frequent causes of portal vein thrombosis (PVT). Higher accuracy of the diagnostic methods is the reason why today the cause of PVT can be found more frequently. With imaging methods, PVT with or without cavernous transformation can be diagnosed. Fresh thrombus can be undetected in sonography due to the low echogenity but… CONTINUE READING


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