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Portal vein structure

Known as: vena porta, Portal venous tree (organ part), Portal venous tree organ part 
A short thick trunk vein that transports blood containing the absorbed products of digestion from the intestine directly to the liver.
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2018
Review
2018
BACKGROUND Despite an increasing incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in pediatric patients in tertiary care settings… Expand
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Although excess visceral fat is associated with noninfectious inflammation, it is not clear whether visceral fat is simply… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Islet transplantation can restore endogenous beta-cell function to subjects with type 1 diabetes. Sixty-five patients received an… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Elevated FFA concentrations have been shown to reproduce some of the metabolic abnormalities of obesity. It has been hypothesized… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
ObjectiveTo analyze resectability and survival in patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma according to a proposed preoperative… Expand
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Islet transplantation offers the prospect of good glycemic control without major surgical risks. After our initial report of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Iron absorption by the duodenal mucosa is initiated by uptake of ferrous Fe(II) iron across the brush border membrane and… Expand
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
We have previously shown that the intramuscular injection of naked plasmid DNA enables foreign gene expression in muscle. Further… Expand
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Hydrogen sulfide (H2S), which is well known as a toxic gas, is produced endogenously in mammalian tissues from L-cysteine mainly… Expand
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
To determine the prevalence and natural history of gastric varices, we prospectively studied 568 patients (393 bleeders and 175… Expand
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