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C-2441 - Portal hypertension management: Image guided intervention and surgical procedures. A pictorial essay

N. S. Trujillo Calderon, J. Rivera, M. correa, J. CASTAÑO, R. Valdés, J. PEREZ, J. F. Forero, M. perez, J. Caviedes; Bogotá/CO Type: Educational Exhibit
Area of Interests: Gastrointestinal tract, Abdomen, Interventional vascular
Imaging Techniques: Catheter arteriography, Ultrasound, CT
Procedures: Shunts, Surgery, Embolisation
Special Focuses: Cirrhosis, Transplantation, Varices
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Learning objectives: • To explore the definition and causes of portal hypertension. • To describe the techniques of the Image-guided Intervention and surgical procedures in the management of portal hypertension. • To remark the imaging findings of the Image-guided Intervention and surgical techniques in the management o[...]

Background: The complications of portal hypertension had increased the mobility and mortality rates in children and adults worldwide. Medical management such drugs and endoscopic alternatives are the first line of treatment of complications, but in patients with poor response image guided intervention like endo[...]

Findings and procedure details: 1. PORTAL HYPERTENSION AND COMPLICATIONS   Portal hypertension   The portal system drains the blood from the gastrointestinal tract to the liver. Usually, the portal vein is formed by the confluence of the splenic vein, the superior mesenteric vein and the inferior mesenteric vein. Porta[...]

Conclusion: Image guided intervention like endovascular techniques and surgical management plays an important role decreasing portal pressure and controlling the complications of portal hypertension. The cause of PHT is the most important feature to select between surgical and percutaneous management. Thes[...]

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References: 1.Cichoz-Lach H, Celinski K, Slomka M, Kasztelan-Szczerbinska B. Pathophysiology of portal hypertension. Journal of physiology and pharmacology : an official journal of the Polish Physiological Society. 2008;59 Suppl 2:231-8. Normal 0 false false false ES-TRAD JA X-NONE 2.Sass DA, Chopra KB. Portal [...]

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