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Surgical Portacaval Shunt (procedure)

Known as: Portacaval Anastomosis, Shunts, Portacaval, Shunts, Surgical Portacaval 
Surgical portasystemic shunt between the portal vein and inferior vena cava.
National Institutes of Health

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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Portosystemic encephalopathy is a common complication of surgical portacaval shunts. Recently, transjugular intrahepatic… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The Child‐Turcotte criteria (CTC) (based on serum bilirubin and albumin, ascites, neurological disorder and nutrition) are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Abstract We studied the relationship between the degree of portal hypertension measured by the gradient between wedged and free… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Abstract Plasma pancreatic glucagon concentrations were determined in 18 cirrhotic patients in the basal state and after the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
The hepatotrophic factors previously reported to be in splanchnic venous blood are pancreatic hormones and specifically insulin… Expand
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Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
Conventional methods of opacifying the portal system are splenic portography (1) and intra-arterial contrast injections into the… Expand
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