The Linton splenorenal shunt in the management of the bleeding complications of portal hypertension.

Abstract

This report describes 140 cases in which Linton splenorenal shunts were performed for the management of the complications of portal hypertension by a large number of surgeons in a single hospital. There was a history of variceal bleeding in 130. Using the Childs designation to reflect hepatic functional reserve, the overall operative mortality was 12% (3… (More)

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@article{Ottinger1982TheLS, title={The Linton splenorenal shunt in the management of the bleeding complications of portal hypertension.}, author={L W Ottinger}, journal={Annals of surgery}, year={1982}, volume={196 6}, pages={664-8} }