The arterial blood supply to the liver in cirrhosis

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Of 21 patients with cirrhosis of the liver 9 had collateral arterial flow to the liver from the superior mesenteric artery. The degree of collateral arterial flow in cirrhosis was related to the presence of centrifugal portal flow, the degree of bilirubinemia and the presence of a markedly enlarged spleen with increased splenic blood flow. Of 27 non… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02256368

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