Portal Vein Stenting for Portal Biliopathy with Jaundice
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Portal biliopathy refers to obstruction of the bile duct by dilated peri- or para-ductal collateral channels following the main portal vein occlusion from various causes. Surgical shunt operation or endoscopic treatment has been reported. Herein, we report a case of portal biliopathy that was successfully treated by interventional portal vein recanalization.
KeywordsVenous intervention Portal occlusion Portal stenting Cavernous transformation
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All authors (Dongho Hyun, Kwang Bo Park, Seong Joo Lim, Jin Ho Hwang, and Dong Hyun Sinn) declare that they have no conflicts of interest.
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