Portal Vein Thrombosis

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Portal Vein Thrombosis is a medical condition, in which portal vein blockage by a blood clot occurs. Such blockage can be resulted from stomach, pancreas, or liver cancers, or from cirrhosis. Portal Vein Thrombosis can also be resulted from liver abscess, pancreatitis (pancreas inflammation), or cholangitis (bile ducts inflammation). In newborns, this disease can be […]

Portal Hypertention

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Portal Hypertention is a medical condition, in which abnormally high blood pressure in the large vein, called portal vein, delivers blood from the person’s intestine to the liver. Portal Hypertention frequently enlarges the spleen. Fluid can leak out of the person’s liver and distend the cavity of abdomen (ascites). Varicose veins in the lining of […]

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