A new technique for transhepatic liver tract dilatation: An aid in transhepatic portography

R. Pereiras, W. Miers, D. Hutson, M. Viamonte

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Abstract

Transhepatic portography is frequently difficult or unsuccessful in cirrhotic patients because of catheter friction by the fibrotic liver and the presence of ascites. The authors describe a technique of liver tract dilatation which circumvents these difficulties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)830-832
Number of pages3
JournalRadiology
Volume127
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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