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Portasystemic Shunt, Surgical

"Portasystemic Shunt, Surgical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Surgical venous shunt between the portal and systemic circulation to effect decompression of the portal circulation. It is performed primarily in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices resulting from portal hypertension. Types of shunt include portacaval, splenorenal, mesocaval, splenocaval, left gastric-caval (coronary-caval), portarenal, umbilicorenal, and umbilicocaval.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Portasystemic Shunt, Surgical" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Portasystemic Shunt, Surgical" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1995
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