Portal vein thrombosis

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Portal vein thrombosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Portal vein thrombosis" returned 223 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Nonselective β-blockers may induce development of portal vein thrombosis in cirrhosis.
 

Author(s): Xing-Shun Qi, Ming Bai, Dai-Ming Fan

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Aug;20(32):11463-6.

 

Currently, nonselective β-blockers (NSBBs) are commonly used for the prevention of variceal bleeding in liver cirrhosis. The beneficial effects of NSBBs are primarily attributed to the reduction in cardiac output by blockade of β1 receptors and vasoconstriction of the splanchnic ...

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2014

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Portal, superior mesenteric and splenic vein thrombosis secondary to hyperhomocysteinemia with pernicious anemia: a case report.
 

Author(s): Prashanth Venkatesh, Nissar Shaikh, Mohammad F Malmstrom, Vajjala R Kumar, Bakr Nour

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Acute portomesenteric vein thrombosis is an uncommon but serious condition with potential sequelae, such as small-bowel gangrene and end-stage hepatic failure. It is known to be caused by various pro-thrombotic states, including hyperhomocysteinemia. We describe what is, to the best ...

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2014

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Passing loop technique for portal inflow modulation in liver recipients with partial portal vein thrombosis: a case report.
 

Author(s): Firas Zahr Eldeen, Mohammed Al Sebayel

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2014 Aug;12(4):374-6.

 

Refinements of surgical techniques in liver transplant during the last 10 years have offered more successful outcomes for recipients with portal vein thrombosis. Patency of the portal vein after a thrombectomy can be neither adequately evaluated, nor objectively assessed; therefore, ...

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2014

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The terms "Portal vein thrombosis" returned 18 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Scientific publications on portal vein thrombosis and Budd-Chiari syndrome: a global survey of the literature.
 

Author(s): Xingshun Qi, Jia Jia, Weirong Ren, Man Yang, Valerio De Stefano, Juan Wang, Daiming Fan

Journal: J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2014 Mar;23(1):65-71.

 

Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) and Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) are two rare vascular disorders of the liver that can lead to life-threatening complications. We conducted a global survey to systematically analyze the scientific publications in the fields of PVT and BCS.

Last Updated: 1 Apr 2014

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Portal vein thrombosis in liver transplantation.
 

Author(s): Rafael Antonio Arruda Pécora, Bernardo Fernandes Canedo, Wellington Andraus, Rodrigo Bronze de Martino, Vinicius Rocha Santos, Rubens Macedo Arantes, Vincenzo Pugliese, Luiz Augusto Carneiro D Albuquerque

Journal: Arq Bras Cir Dig. ;25(4):273-8.

 

Portal vein thrombosis was considered a contraindication for liver transplantation in the past because of the high morbidity and mortality rates. Many advances made the results better.

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2013

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What we should know about portal vein thrombosis in cirrhotic patients: a changing perspective.
 

Author(s): Francesca Romana Ponziani, Maria Assunta Zocco, Matteo Garcovich, Francesca D'Aversa, Davide Roccarina, Antonio Gasbarrini

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2012 Sep;18(36):5014-20.

 

Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is one of the most common complications occurring during the natural course of liver cirrhosis. Even though PVT is often asymptomatic, the worsening of liver function, an unexpected episode of gastrointestinal bleeding or ascitic decompensation may be ...

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2012

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Portal Vein Thrombosis Relevance on Liver Cirrhosis: Italian Venous Thrombotic Events Registry
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Cirrhosis; Portal Vein Thrombosis

 

Last Updated: 30 May 2012

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Placebo-controlled Study of NPB-06 in Patients With Portal Vein Thrombosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Portal Vein Thrombosis

 

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2015

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Prevalence and Predictive Factors of Portal Vein Thrombosis in Patients With Cirrhosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Cirrhosis; Portal Vein Thrombosis

 

Last Updated: 21 Feb 2014

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