Superior vena caval obstruction associated with long-term peritoneovenous shunting

F. E. Eckhauser, W. E. Strodel, J. A. Knol, J. G. Turcotte

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Abstract

The first described case of superior vena caval obstruction associated with a chronically implanted peritoneovenous shunt occurred in a patient with Budd-Chiari syndrome eight months after placement, and necessitated operative portal decompression and shunt removal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)758-760
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of surgery
Volume190
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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