Surgical Portacaval Shunt (procedure)

Known as: Portacaval Anastomosis, Shunts, Portacaval, Shunts, Surgical Portacaval 
Surgical portasystemic shunt between the portal vein and inferior vena cava.
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
UNLABELLED One of the neurological alterations in patients with minimal or overt hepatic encephalopathy is cognitive impairment… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Astrocytes play a key role in the pathogenesis of ammonia-induced neurotoxicity and hepatic encephalopathy. As shown here… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND & AIMS Manganese (Mn) deposition could be responsible for the T(1)-weighted magnetic resonance signal hyperintensities… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Portosystemic encephalopathy is a common complication of surgical portacaval shunts. Recently, transjugular intrahepatic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Brain edema, leading to intracranial hypertension and brain herniation, is a major cause of death in fulminant liver failure… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The pathogenesis of brain edema in acute liver failure is poorly understood. We have previously shown that rats with ischemic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A percutaneous transjugular, intrahepatic portacaval shunt was created by means of a combined jugular and transhepatic approach… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
In a continuation of a trial for which preliminary results were reported in the Journal two years ago, a total of 64 patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
We studied the relationship between the degree of portal hypertension measured by the gradient between wedged and free hepatic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
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  • Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical…
  • 1977
A sequential light and electron microscopic study of cerebral cortex was performed in a rat model of portal-systemic… (More)
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