Surgical Portosystemic Shunt

Known as: portal shunts, Portasystemic Shunts, portosystemic shunting 
Surgical venous shunt between the portal and systemic circulation to effect decompression of the portal circulation. It is performed primarily in the… (More)
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1944-2017
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2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Hepatic encephalopathy is a disorder of brain function as a result of liver failure or portosystemic shunt or both… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
To define the efficacy, complication profile and cost of surgical options for treating idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND & AIMS Data on the management of portal vein thrombosis (PVT) in patients with decompensated cirrhosis are extremely… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) is a rare disorder that is characterized by hepatic venous outflow obstruction. The aim of this study… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS) may worsen liver function and decrease survival in some patients. The Child… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND In patients with cirrhosis and ascites, creation of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt may reduce the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A physiological examination of mice harboring a null allele at the aryl hydrocarbon (Ah) locus revealed that the encoded aryl… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Recent small studies on hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) indicate some clinical benefit after transjugular intrahepatic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The aim of this study was to assess the factors, including surgical portosystemic shunts, which affect survival in adults with… (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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