portacaval

por·ta·caval

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  • portacaval — Concerning the portal vein and the inferior vena cava. * * * por·ta·ca·val .pȯrt ə kā vəl adj extending from the portal vein to the vena cava <portacaval anastomosis> * * * por·ta·ca·val (por″tə kaґvəl) pertaining to or… …   Medical dictionary

  • portacaval — …   Useful english dictionary

  • portacaval shunt — n a surgical shunt by which the portal vein is made to empty into the inferior vena cava in order to bypass a damaged liver * * * see portacaval anastomosis * * * a portosystemic shunt between the portal vein and vena cava, done for treatment of… …   Medical dictionary

  • portacaval anastomosis — (portacaval shunt) 1. a surgical technique in which the hepatic portal vein is joined to the inferior vena cava. Blood draining from the abdominal viscera is thus diverted past the liver. It is used in the treatment of portal hypertension, since… …   Medical dictionary

  • portacaval anastomosis — portacaval shunt 1) a surgical technique in which the hepatic portal vein is joined to the inferior vena cava. Blood draining from the abdominal viscera is thus diverted past the liver. It is used in the treatment of portal hypertension, since –… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • portacaval shunt — portacaval anastomosis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Portacaval anastomosis — A portacaval anastomosis (also known as portal systemic anastomosis ) is a specific type of anastomosis that occurs between the veins of portal circulation and those of systemic circulation.Specific types include: It can be one of the conditions… …   Wikipedia

  • Portacaval shunt — A portacaval shunt (or portal caval shunt) is a treatment for high blood pressure in the liver. A connection is made between the portal vein, which supplies 75% of the liver s blood, and the inferior vena cava, the vein that drains blood from the …   Wikipedia

  • portacaval shunt — noun shunt that is created surgically between the portal vein and the inferior vena cava so that blood from the abdominal organs can bypass the liver • Hypernyms: ↑shunt * * * noun : a surgical shunt by which the portal vein is made to empty into …   Useful english dictionary

  • Анастомоз Портокавальный (Portacaval Anastomosis, Portacaval Shunt) — 1. Хирургический анастомоз между воротной веной печени и нижней полой веной. Кровь, отходящая от расположенных в брюшной полости органов, в этом случае, проходит, минуя печень. Этот вид анастомоза применяется в процессе лечения портальной… …   Медицинские термины

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