Transsplenic endovascular therapy of portal vein stenosis and subsequent complete portal vein thrombosis in a 2-year-old child.

@article{Bertram2010TranssplenicET,
  title={Transsplenic endovascular therapy of portal vein stenosis and subsequent complete portal vein thrombosis in a 2-year-old child.},
  author={Harald Bertram and Eva-Doreen Pfister and Thomas Becker and Stephan Schoof},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2010},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={1760-4}
}
A complex catheter intervention for portal vein stenosis and subsequent complete thrombosis after split-liver transplantation was performed using transsplenic access to the portal vein circulation. The combination of intrahepatic, local thrombolysis and extrahepatic portal vein angioplasty performed twice on 2 consecutive days followed by anticoagulation with a high dose of heparin and clopidogrel completely resolved portal vein stenosis and thrombosis. Postinterventional angiographic and… CONTINUE READING