Hemodynamic changes after distal splenorenal shunt studied by sequential angiography

Ulf Tylen, G. Simert, J. Vang

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Abstract

Distal splenorenal shunts were made in 25 patients with cirrhosis of the liver and portal hypertension. Angiograms were obtained in 16 patients at 1 wk, 3 and 6 mth, and at 1 yr postoperatively. Portal vein flow had diminished in all patients compared with flow seen in preoperative angiograms. Hepatofugal flow developed in 6 patients during the followup period, and in 2 patients only 1 wk postoperatively. The shunt remained patent in all of the patients but one.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)585-589
Number of pages5
JournalRadiology
Volume121
Issue number3 I
StatePublished - 1976
Externally publishedYes

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  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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