Portacaval shunts: Side-to-side and end-to-side

J. Michael Henderson, Marshall J. Orloff, Mark S. Orloff, Susan L. Orloff

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Abstract

Bleeding esophageal or gastric varices (BEV or BGV) due to portal hypertension caused by cirrhosis, or, much less commonly, caused by other liver diseases (e.g., schistosomiasis) Bleeding from portal hypertensive gastropathy unresponsive to pharmacologic therapy Budd-Chiari syndrome with patent inferior vena cava Intractable ascites unresponsive to nonsurgical therapy Failed transjugular intrahepatic portasystemic shunt (TIPS)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAtlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages687-702
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9783540200048
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StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

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Henderson, J. M., Orloff, M. J., Orloff, M. S., & Orloff, S. L. (2007). Portacaval shunts: Side-to-side and end-to-side. In Atlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery (pp. 687-702). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68866-2_74