Review article: the modern management of portal vein thrombosis.

  title={Review article: the modern management of portal vein thrombosis.},
  author={Yogesh Kumar Chawla and Ajay Duseja and Radha Krishan Dhiman},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  volume={30 9},
BACKGROUND Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is an important cause of portal hypertension. It may occur as such with or without associated cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Information on its management is scanty. AIM To provide an update on the modern management of portal vein thrombosis. Information on portal vein thrombosis in patients with and without cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma is also updated. METHODS A pubmed search was performed to identify the literature using search… CONTINUE READING
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