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Balloon Angioplasty
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Baker Omar,  Hernandez Alberto,  Cleveland Heather,  Justino Henri

Final Pr. ID: Paper #: 075

Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is a major cause of pediatric portal hypertension and gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. Recanalization with balloon angioplasty (BA) and stent placement have emerged as a minimally invasive treatment option for PVT. We sought to review the success and complication rates of transcatheter PVT therapy in pediatric patients with native liver. Read More

Authors:  Baker Omar , Hernandez Alberto , Cleveland Heather , Justino Henri

Keywords:  Portal Venous Thrombosis, Balloon Angioplasty, Stenting