Multidetector CT findings of right intrahepatic portosystemic venous shunt

Yelim Kim, Cheol Min Park, Kyeong Ah Kim, Jae Woong Choi, Jongmee Lee, Chang Hee Lee

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    Abstract

    Purpose: To evaluate multidetector CT features of right intrahepatic portosystemic venous shunt (IPSVS). Materials and Methods: Pathways of right IPSVS were evaluated from 20 patients. Diameters of right portal veins were measured in IPSVS patients, 30 cirrhotic and 30 healthy patients. Result: Among 22 IPSVSs, shunt between posterior branch and inferior phrenic vein was most common. Diameters of the posterior branch were larger in IPSVS patients than in other groups. Conclusion: Most right IPSVSs drain to inferior phrenic vein through dilated posterior branch.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)425-431
    Number of pages7
    JournalClinical Imaging
    Volume34
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010 Nov

    Keywords

    • MDCT
    • Portosystemic shunts
    • Right intrahepatic portal venous shunt

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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