Gallbladder varices: A potential collateral pathway in portal hypertension and portal vein occlusion

Chusilp Charnsangavej, Beverly Thornhill, Vincent P. Chuang, Robert G. Bernstein

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Abstract

Varices of the gallbladder were demonstrated angiographically in four patients. One patient who had had a mesocaval shunt developed gallbladder varices as a result of hepatoportal shunting. Three patients had gallbladder varices owing to collateral circulation from portal vein occlusion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)247-250
Number of pages4
JournalCardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Volume7
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 1984

Keywords

  • Portal hypertension, collateral
  • Portal vein, occlusion
  • Varices gallbladder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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