Poor prognosis and limited therapeutic options in patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome and portal venous system thrombosis

A E Mahmoud, A S Helmy, L Billingham, E Elias

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Abstract

Therapeutic options in Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) are highly dependent on the site and extent of hepatic vein thrombosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of additional portal venous system thrombosis on the clinical presentation, treatment and outcome in patients with BCS.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)485-9
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Volume9
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1997

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Anastomosis, Surgical
  • Anticoagulants
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Catheterization
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Portal System
  • Prognosis
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Survival Rate
  • Thrombophlebitis

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