Changes in liver morphology in patients with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction: A retrospective magnetic resonance imaging study.

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Summary of "Changes in liver morphology in patients with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction: A retrospective magnetic resonance imaging study."

To investigate the liver parenchymal changes on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with extrahepatic portal venous obstruction (EHPVO).


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Name: The British journal of radiology
ISSN: 1748-880X
Pages: 20180890


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A syndrome characterized by the clinical triad of advanced chronic liver disease, pulmonary vascular dilatations, and reduced arterial oxygenation (HYPOXEMIA) in the absence of intrinsic cardiopulmonary disease. This syndrome is common in the patients with LIVER CIRRHOSIS or portal hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PORTAL).

Dilated blood vessels in the ESOPHAGUS or GASTRIC FUNDUS that shunt blood from the portal circulation (PORTAL SYSTEM) to the systemic venous circulation. Often they are observed in individuals with portal hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PORTAL).

Functional KIDNEY FAILURE in patients with liver disease, usually LIVER CIRRHOSIS or portal hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PORTAL), and in the absence of intrinsic renal disease or kidney abnormality. It is characterized by intense renal vasculature constriction, reduced renal blood flow, OLIGURIA, and sodium retention.

Abnormal increase of resistance to blood flow within the hepatic PORTAL SYSTEM, frequently seen in LIVER CIRRHOSIS and conditions with obstruction of the PORTAL VEIN.

The venous pressure measured in the PORTAL VEIN.

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