ISSN 1305-3825 | E-ISSN 1305-3612
Abdominal Imaging - Pictorial Essay
Congenital and acquired abnormalities of the portal venous system: multidetector CT appearances
1 Departments of Radiology, Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Hospital, Ankara, Turkey  
Diagn Interv Radiol 2011; 17: 135-142
DOI: 10.4261/1305-3825.DIR.3124-09.1
Key Words: portal vein, abnormalities • portal vein, thrombosis • portal vein, gas • shunts, arterioportal • tomography, X-ray computed
Abstract

A knowledge of normal anatomy as well as the most frequent variants and abnormalities of the portal venous system are of great importance for liver surgery and interventional procedures. An understanding of the varied MDCT appearances of these abnormalities will allow more definitive diagnoses and help avoid false diagnoses.

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