The clinical complexity of splenic vein thrombosis

Han, David C.; Feliciano, David V.
June 1998
American Surgeon;Jun1998, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p558
Academic Journal
Determines the incidence of associated upper abdominal surgical problems in a consecutive series of patients with symptomatic splenic vein thrombosis (SVT) and assesses the outcome of surgical correction of SVT. Etiology in patients with pancreatitis; Occurrence of thrombosis of the splenic vein secondary to pathologic processes; Operation outcome.


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