LeVeen shunt

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1233
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A definition of the medical term "LeVeen shunt" is presented. It refers to a shunt from the peritoneal cavity to the venous circulation used to help control ascites by allowing ascitic fluid to enter the venous circulation. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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