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*  Portopulmonary hypertension
PPH pathology arises both from the humoral consequences of cirrhosis and the mechanical obstruction of the portal vein. A ... In portal hypertension, blood will shunt from portal to systemic circulation, bypassing the liver. This leaves unmetabolized ... In general, PPH is diagnosed 4-7 years after the patient is diagnosed with portal hypertension and in roughly 65% of cases, the ... Rat models have shown decreased ET-B receptor expression in pulmonary arteries of cirrhotic and portal hypertensive animals, ...
*  Venous thrombosis
Portal vein thrombosis Saha P, Humphries J, Modarai B, et al. (2011). "Leukocytes and the natural history of deep vein ... that form in the deep veins of the legs or in the pelvic veins. Nevertheless, they can progress to the deep veins through the ... A common type of venous thrombosis is a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which is a blood clot in the deep veins of the leg. If the ... Since the veins return blood to the heart, if a piece of a blood clot formed in a vein breaks off it can be transported to the ...
*  Thrombosis
Portal vein thrombosis affects the hepatic portal vein, which can lead to portal hypertension and reduction of the blood supply ... Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is the formation of a blood clot within a deep vein. It most commonly affects leg veins, such as the ... Paget-Schroetter disease is the obstruction of an upper extremity vein (such as the axillary vein or subclavian vein) by a ... The facial veins in this area anastomose with the superior and inferior ophthalmic veins of the orbit, which drain directly ...
*  Portal vein embolization
The procedure involves injecting the right or left portal vein with embolic material to occlude portal blood flow. By occluding ... Portal vein thrombosis, liver infarction, necrosis and portal hypertension. Risks related to any percutaneous transhepatic ... Additionally, complete lobar portal vein occlusion of either lobe would preclude expected increases in FLR from PVE due to ... Though rare, the left portal vein may be embolized prior to a left-sided resection. The increase in FLR is a result of cellular ...
*  Liver sinusoid
... as a location for mixing of the oxygen-rich blood from the hepatic artery and the nutrient-rich blood from the portal vein. ...
*  Circulatory anastomosis
... is a veno-venous anastomosis between a vein of the portal circulation and a vein of the systemic circulation, which allows ... In the cases of veins or arteries, traumatic fistulas usually occur between artery and vein. Traumatic intestinal fistulas ... between veins (veno-venous anastomosis) or between an artery and a vein (arterio-venous anastomosis). Anastomoses between ... arteries and between veins result in a multitude of arteries and veins, respectively, serving the same volume of tissue. Such ...
*  Portal hypertensive gastropathy
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt procedures, or TIPS involve decompressing the portal vein by shunting a portal ... Non-selective beta blockers (such as propranolol and nadolol) have been used to decrease the pressure of the portal vein in ... Portal hypertensive gastropathy refers to changes in the mucosa of the stomach in patients with portal hypertension; by far the ... The diagnosis of portal hypertensive gastropathy is usually made on endoscopy. The usual appearance of portal hypertensive ...
*  Portal vein
Hepatic portal vein.Plastination technique. Hepatic portal vein.Abdominal cavity.Deep dissection. Hepatic portal vein.Visceral ... the portal vein is formed by the union of the superior mesenteric vein and the splenic vein. For this reason, the portal vein ... Accessory hepatic portal veins are those veins that drain directly into the liver without joining the hepatic portal vein. ... Unlike most veins, the portal vein does not drain into the heart. Rather, it is part of a portal venous system that delivers ...
*  Portal vein thrombosis
... if portal vein thrombosis develops due to liver cirrhosis, bleeding or other signs of liver disease may be present. If portal ... is a form of venous thrombosis affecting the hepatic portal vein, which can lead to portal hypertension and reduction in the ... Portal vein thrombosis can cause fever, symptoms of indigestion, and gradually worsening abdominal pain. However, it can also ... The diagnosis of portal vein thrombosis is usually made by ultrasound, computed tomography with contrast or magnetic resonance ...
*  Kaitai Shinsho
Volume III The chest and the diaphragm; the lungs; the heart; arteries; veins; the portal vein; the abdomen; the bowels and ...
*  Pyaemia
portal p. Suppurative inflammation of the portal vein.. ...
*  Cystic duct
The portal vein and its tributaries. Cystic duct.Visceral surface of liver. editor-in-chief, Susan Standring ; section editors ...
*  Embolization
Portal vein embolization prior to liver resection. Embolization is a minimally invasive surgical technique. The purpose is to ... Patients who undergo cerebral embolization or portal vein embolization are usually given a general anesthetic. Access to the ... "Transhepatic portal vein embolization: anatomy, indications, and technical considerations". Radiographics. 22 (5): 1063-76. doi ... sotradecol - This agent is used for superficial lower extremity varicose veins. It has been around for a very long time and is ...
*  Stephanie Edwards (Grey's Anatomy)
Later, Stephanie works on Meredith's portal vein trial. Stephanie sides with Alex Karev (Justin Chambers) in surgery over ... Grey's Anatomy portal Fictional characters portal Stephanie Edwards on IMDb. ...
*  Radiation lobectomy
"Portal vein embolization stimulates tumour growth in patients with colorectal cancer liver metastases". HPB. 14 (7): 461-468. ... This is done with the intent of inducing growth in the contralateral hepatic lobe, not dissimilarly from portal vein ... This particular aspect of hepatic blood supply is at the foundation of portal vein embolization and radiation lobectomy, in ... Most authors report a comparable future liver remant hypertrophy between portal vein embolization and RL, ranging between 10 ...
*  Fusobacterium necrophorum
Redford ML, Ellis R, Rees CJ (2005). "Fusobacterium necrophorum infection associated with portal vein thrombosis". J Med ... Other complications from F. necrophorum include meningitis, complicated by thrombosis of the internal jugular vein, thrombosis ... Biology portal Machado, Vinícius Silva (March 17, 2014). "Subcutaneous Immunization with Inactivated Bacterial Components and ... of the cerebral veins, and infection of the urogenital and the gastrointestinal tracts. Although this infection is rare, ...
*  Common hepatic duct
... The portal vein and its tributaries. The gall-bladder and bile ducts laid open. Common hepatic duct editor- ...
*  Ryan B. Schwope
36 (2): 277-9. Schwope, RB; Margolis, DJ; Raman, SS; Kadell, BM (2010). "Portal vein aneurysms: a case series with literature ...
*  Hepatocellular carcinoma
8 cm), the presence of portal vein thrombus, tumors with a portal-systemic shunt, and patients with poor liver function. ... The diffuse type is poorly circumscribed and infiltrates the portal veins, or the hepatic veins (rarely). Microscopically, ... Portal Vein Embolization (PVE): This technique is sometimes used to increase the volume of healthy liver, in order to improve ... For example, embolization of the right main portal vein would result in compensatory hypertrophy of the left lobe, which may ...
*  Circulatory system
Portal veins are a slight exception to this. In humans the only significant example is the hepatic portal vein which combines ... The human venous system develops mainly from the vitelline veins, the umbilical veins and the cardinal veins, all of which ... the hepatic portal vein branches into a second capillary system in the liver. The heart pumps oxygenated blood to the body and ... The smallest cardiac veins drain directly into the heart chambers. The circulatory system of the lungs is the portion of the ...
*  Glycogen
Blood glucose from the portal vein enters liver cells (hepatocytes). Insulin acts on the hepatocytes to stimulate the action of ...
*  Pancreas
The body and neck of the pancreas drain into the splenic vein; the head drains into the superior mesenteric and portal veins. ... joins with the lienal vein to form the portal vein. The pancreas receives blood from branches of both the coeliac artery and ... From the back of the head emerges a small uncinate process which extends to the back of the superior mesenteric vein and ends ... The head surrounds two blood vessels, the superior mesenteric artery and vein. ...
*  Islet cell transplantation
Kemp C, Knight M, Scharp D, Lacy P, Ballinger W (1973). "Transplantation of isolated pancreatic islets into the portal vein of ... Radiographic image of the portal vein and its branches in the transplant recipient before infusion of isolated islets. Post- ... and portal vein thrombosis. The fact that there is already a good alternative to islet transplantation (i.e. the modern ... radiologist uses ultrasound and radiography to guide placement of a catheter through the upper abdomen and into the portal vein ...
*  Blood pressure
The portal venous pressure is the blood pressure in the portal vein. It is normally 5-10 mmHg Normally, the pressure in the ... Venous pressure is the vascular pressure in a vein or in the atria of the heart. It is much less than arterial pressure, with ...
*  Common raven physiology
The renal portal valve is situated between the renal portal vein and the common iliac vein which leads to the posterior vena ... After entering the renal portal vein, blood enters the peritubular blood supply. Here, blood from the portal veins and the ... Next, the renal portal system, which involves the afferent veins, obtains blood from the ischiadic and external iliac veins. ... Closing of the valve directs the blood to flow into the renal portal vein, and when the valve is open, blood flows into the ...
*  Edmundo Rivero
Biography portal Edmundo Rivero at Find a Grave Edmundo Rivero on todotango.com Edmundo Rivero on tango.info. ... Rivero also worked in a duo with fellow singer Carlos Bermúdez that recorded tangos in a more commercial vein for the Colombian ...
*  Non-cirrhotic portal fibrosis
Hallmark of the disease is thrombosis/sclerosis of branches of portal vein. Vessels formed are often termed as ... Non-cirrhotic portal fibrosis (NCPF) is a chronic liver disease and type of non-cirrhotic portal hypertension (NCPH). It is ... Nayak, NC; Jain, D; Saigal, S; Soin, AS (July 2011). "Non-cirrhotic portal fibrosis: one disease with many names? An analysis ... Sarin, SK (December 2002). "Non-cirrhotic portal fibrosis". Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology. 17 Suppl 3: S214-23. ...