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Dig Liver Dis. 2010 Mar;42(3):163-70. doi: 10.1016/j.dld.2009.08.003. Epub 2009 Sep 18.

Portal vein thrombosis, revisited.

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IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena Foundation, Milano, Italy. massimo.primignani@policlinico.mi.it

Abstract

This review article aims to discuss the aetiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic workup and management of portal vein thrombosis, either as a primary vascular liver disease in adults and children, or as a complication of liver cirrhosis. In addition, indications and limits of anticoagulant therapy are discussed in detail.

PMID:
19766546
DOI:
10.1016/j.dld.2009.08.003
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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