Multiple intrahepatic portosystemic venous shunts: Treatment by portal vein embolization
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A rare case of symptomatic, multiple, intrahepatic, portosystemic venous shunts which was treated by portal vein embolization after surgical cannulation is reported. The patient, having suffered from hepatic encephalopathy, improved dramatically after embolization. This method might be the only choice of therapy for intrahepatic portosystemic shunts of this kind.
Key wordsIntrahepatic portosystemic venous shunts, multiple, embolization Doppler ultrasonography
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