Paraumbilical collateral veins on MRI as possible protection against portal venous thrombosis in candidates for liver transplantation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Portal Vein
  • Umbilicus
  • Venous Thrombosis

abstract

  • Our results suggest that patients with patent PUV appear less likely to develop main PV thrombosis or small PV diameter, suggesting a protective effect of PUV on PV patency.

publication date

  • September 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00261-007-9333-y

PubMed ID

  • 17924159

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 536

end page

  • 41

volume

  • 33

number

  • 5