CVIR Endovasc 2021 Jan 11;4(1):14. Epub 2021 Jan 11.
Department of Radiology; Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E. Medical Center Dr, B1D502, 48109-5030, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
Background: Congenital portosystemic shunts are embryological malformations in which portal venous flow is diverted to the systemic circulation. High morbidity and mortality are seen in patients with concurrent hepatic encephalopathy, hepatopulmonary syndrome, and pulmonary hypertension. Endovascular therapy, in the correct patient population, offers a less invasive method of treatment with rapid relief of symptoms. Read More