Splanchnic venous obstruction. A complication of chronic pancreatitis.

  title={Splanchnic venous obstruction. A complication of chronic pancreatitis.},
  author={J A Fogartie and David B. Adams and Ivan Vujic and John H. Stanley and Marion C. Anderson},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  volume={55 3},
A retrospective review of 20 adult patients with splanchnic venous obstruction secondary to chronic pancreatitis was performed to identify factors important in the preoperative diagnosis and operative management of this disorder. Fifteen patients with isolated splenic vein obstruction, four with portal occlusion and one with isolated inferior mesenteric… CONTINUE READING