The role of operative intervention in management of congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt.

@article{Sanada2012TheRO,
  title={The role of operative intervention in management of congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt.},
  author={Yukihiro Sanada and Taizen Urahashi and Yoshiyuki Ihara and Taiichi Wakiya and Noriki Okada and Naoya Yamada and Satoshi Egami and Shuji Hishikawa and Youichi Kawano and Kentaro Ushijima and Shinya Otomo and Koichi Sakamoto and Manabu Nakata and Yoshikazu Yasuda and Koichi Mizuta},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={151 3},
  pages={404-11}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt (CEPS) is a rare venous malformation in which mesenteric venous blood drains directly into the systemic circulation. It is still a matter of debate whether conservative or operative strategies should be used to treat symptomatic CEPS. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of operative intervention in the management of CEPS. METHODS Between June 2004 and August 2010, 6 consecutive patients with symptomatic CEPS were… CONTINUE READING

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