portal vein


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portal vein

[′pȯrd·əl ‚vān]
(anatomy)
Any vein that terminates in a network of capillaries.
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Portal vein anastomosis was performed using 6-0 polypropylene sutures in a running fashion with a growth factor.
B: Portal venous phase (60-70 sec) when hypovascular liver metastases and the portal veins are best visualized and hypervascular lesions show washout of contrast.
Liver can be divided into lobes based on the bifurcation of portal vein into left and right branches.
Extrahepatic portal vein obstruction and portal vein thrombosis in OMAN MED J, VOL 32, NO 6, NOVEMBER 2017 Khalid Al Hashmi, et al.
Conclusion: Cerebral venous air embolism may occur after pneumatosis intestinalis by a retrograde flow of air from the mesenteric veins and portal vein.
The initial TIPS was performed between the right hepatic vein and a right portal vein branch, with implantation of a 10 mm X 6 cm X 2 cm Viatorr (Gore Medical) stent-graft (Fig.
The most common radiological manifestations of PS include polysplenia multiple nodular spleens in the course of the greater curvature of the stomach in the left upper quadrant, left-sided IVC, midline liver, preduodenal portal vein, short pancreas, malrotation of the intestines, and dextrocardia (1, 2, 7).
More exaggerated centrilobular necrosis has been described in situations leading to inadequate portal vein perfusion of the liver, such as shock.
Endoscopy later revealed hyperaemic gastric mucosa and suggestion was made to investigate for portal hypertension but her ultrasound and Doppler of the portal vein was unremarkable.
This is a high-risk surgery as the surgeons need to have a good understanding of the functional segments of the liver and excise the tumorous portion without damaging the hepatic artery, portal vein or biliary drain system.