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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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Review
2009
Review
2009
There is much epidemiological evidence that diets rich in fruit and vegetables can reduce the incidence of non-communicable… Expand
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Highly Cited
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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Review
2007
Review
2007
Although abnormal glucose metabolism defines type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and accounts for many of its symptoms and… Expand
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Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
ObjectiveTo analyze resectability and survival in patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma according to a proposed preoperative… Expand
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
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We have previously shown that the intramuscular injection of naked plasmid DNA enables foreign gene expression in muscle. Further… Expand
Highly Cited
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
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
To determine the prevalence and natural history of gastric varices, we prospectively studied 568 patients (393 bleeders and 175… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989