Specific types include:
|Region||Name||portal circulation||systemic circulation|
|Esophageal||esophageal varices||left gastric vein||Azygous vein|
|Rectal||hemorrhoids||superior rectal vein||middle rectal veins and inferior rectal veins|
|Paraumbilical||caput medusae||paraumbilical veins||inferior epigastric vein|
|Retroperitoneal||(no clinical name)||right colic vein, middle colic vein, left colic vein||renal vein, suprarenal vein, paravertebral vein, and gonadal vein|
It can be one of the conditions caused by portal hypertension. A useful mnemonic is that portal hypertension causes problems in the butt, the gut, and caput.
Plasma redox status is impaired in the portacaval shunted rat - the risk of the reduced antioxidant ability.(Research)
Feb 05, 2008; Authors: Maria-Angeles Aller (corresponding author) ; Maria-Inmaculada García-Fernández ; Fernando Sánchez-Patán ; Luis...
Cost-Effective Analysis of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt versus Surgical Portacaval Shunt for Variceal Bleeding in Early Cirrhosis
Feb 01, 2011; Upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage carries significant morbidity and mortality in patients with portal hypertension and cirrhosis....
Preshunt and postshunt portal vein pressures and portal vein-to-inferior vena cava pressure gradients do not predict outcome following partial portal decompression
Jan 01, 2002; This study was undertaken to determine whether preshunt, postshunt, or changes in portal vein (PV) pressures or portal...