• Wladyslaw Gedroyc
  • Sheila Rankin


Nil by mouth for 4 h before. Oral contrast is given 30 min before, as for the abdomen. If the liver is the only organ to be scanned, the oral contrast can be omitted to decrease the artefact from the stomach, which can obscure small lesions in the liver.


Portal Vein Oral Contrast Vein Patency Coeliac Axis Portal Vein Patency 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wladyslaw Gedroyc
    • 1
  • Sheila Rankin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologySt. Mary’s HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyGuy’s HospitalLondonUK

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