Selective catheterization of the portal vein and its tributaries. Preliminary report

M. Viamonte, J. LePage, A. Lunderquist, R. Pereiras, E. Russell, M. Camacho

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Abstract

The portal vein and its tributaries were selectively catherized in 90 patients. Only one complication required surgery. This technique not only provides information about the status of the portal circulation and liver parenchyma but can also be used in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices by selective embolization of autologous clots or inert material.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)457-460
Number of pages4
JournalUnknown Journal
Volume114
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1975

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Viamonte, M., LePage, J., Lunderquist, A., Pereiras, R., Russell, E., & Camacho, M. (1975). Selective catheterization of the portal vein and its tributaries. Preliminary report. Unknown Journal, 114(2), 457-460. https://doi.org/10.1148/114.2.457