Portal venous thrombosis or sclerosis in liver transplantation candidates: preoperative CT findings and correlation with surgical procedure.

@article{Brancatelli2001PortalVT,
  title={Portal venous thrombosis or sclerosis in liver transplantation candidates: preoperative CT findings and correlation with surgical procedure.},
  author={Giuseppe Brancatelli and Michael P Federle and Karen M. Pealer and David A. Geller},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={220 2},
  pages={321-8}
}
PURPOSE To review computed tomographic (CT) findings in patients with surgically proved portal venous (PV) thrombosis or sclerosis and to correlate these findings with the surgical procedure used at orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). MATERIALS AND METHODS Among 379 OLTs, PV thrombosis or sclerosis was found at surgery in 39 patients (10.3%). Before OLT, surgical records and CT images were retrospectively reviewed in 35 patients with available CT studies. Diameter of the extrahepatic PV… CONTINUE READING

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