Should anticoagulants be administered for portal vein thrombosis associated with acute pancreatitis?

@article{Park2012ShouldAB,
  title={Should anticoagulants be administered for portal vein thrombosis associated with acute pancreatitis?},
  author={Won-Seok Park and Hyeong-Il Kim and Byung-Jun Jeon and Seong-hun Kim and S I Lee},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 42},
  pages={6168-71}
}
Venous complications in patients with acute pancreatitis typically occur as a form of splenic, portal, or superior mesenteric vein thrombosis and have been detected more frequently in recent reports. Although a well-organized protocol for the treatment of venous thrombosis has not been established, anticoagulation therapy is commonly recommended. A 73-year-old man was diagnosed with acute progressive portal vein thrombosis associated with acute pancreatitis. After one month of anticoagulation… CONTINUE READING