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Portal venography using the hemorrhoidal veins

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Summary

Anal portography has been employed in the investigation of patients with portal hypertension and previous splenectomy. The method was successful in 6 of the 9 cases in which the attempt was made, and there were no postoperative complications.

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Johnston, G.W., Parks, A.G., McCurdy, A.M. et al. Portal venography using the hemorrhoidal veins. Digest Dis Sci 11, 796–803 (1966). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02233840

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Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Hypertension
  • Postoperative Complication
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Portal Venography