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Portal thrombosis: percutaneous transhepatic treatment with urokinase--a case report

Jun 1, 1989 | Magazine: Gastrointestinal Radiology

Bilbao JI, Rodriguez-Cabello J, Longo J, Zornoza G, Páramo J, Lecumberri FJ.
Department of Radiology, University Clinic of Navarra, Spain

We present a case report of a patient suffering from portal and superior mesenteric vein thrombosis secondary to splenectomy.

No surgical procedure could be performed due to the extension of thrombus. Local fibrinolysis treatment with urokinase through a percutaneous transhepatic approach was decided upon, and this procedure had a successful patient outcome.

CITATION  Gastrointest Radiol. 1989 Fall;14(4):326-8

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