Percutaneous transhepatic treatment of a posttransplant portal vein thrombosis and a preexisting spontaneous splenorenal shunt
Bilbao JI, Arias M, Herrero JI, Iglesias A, Martínez Regueira F, Alejandre PL, Longo JM, Quiroga J. [SP]
Department of Radiology, Clínica Universitaria, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.
Magazine: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Date: Oct 1, 1998General and Digestive Surgery Hepatology Radiology [SP]
Percutaneous transhepatic treatment of portal vein thrombosis after liver transplantation in a patient with a preexisting high volume spontaneous splenorenal shunt is presented.
Local thrombolysis with urokinase and balloon angioplasty of the main portal vein stenosis were performed followed by shunt embolization to restore hepatopetal portal blood flow.
CITATION Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 1995 Sep-Oct;18(5):323-6
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