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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Pathology of the liver in Budd-Chiari syndrome: portal vein thrombosis and the histogenesis of veno-centric cirrhosis, venoportal cirrhosis, and large regenerative nodules.
Portal vein anastomosis was performed using 6-0 polypropylene sutures in a running fashion with a growth factor.
Abdominal computed tomography revealed intramural gas in the bowel and free gas in the mesenteric veins and portal vein.
Portal hypertension is defined as an increase in the intravascular pressure within the portal vein of over 11mm of mercury as measured directly or a splenic pulp pressure of over 16mm of mercury.
Portal venography of the donor showed type B, trifurcation pattern anomaly of the portal vein into the right anterior, right posterior, and left main portal branches at its division.
8] that 13 of 28 patients developed extrahepatic portal vein thrombosis during follow up.
Then, on d 5, blood samples from each pig were collected simultaneously from the portal vein catheters at 0.
single large shunt that connects the right portal vein to the inferior vena cava (IVC) (most common)
Ligation of the respective hepatic artery and portal vein can be performed en masse or individually.
Also, they discovered that these "islet" cells came from a small population of adult stem cells usually found near the portal vein.
The portal veins from hypertensive rats are functionally different from those of normotensive rats.