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Surgical Portacaval Shunt (Portacaval Anastomosis) Summary

Description: Surgical portasystemic shunt between the portal vein and inferior vena cava.

Also Known As: Portacaval Anastomosis; Portacaval Shunt, Surgical; Portacaval Shunt; Shunt, Surgical Portacaval; Anastomoses, Portacaval Show All >>

Networked: 908 relevant articles (31 outcomes, 71 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Surgical Portacaval Shunt is Relevant

  1. Hemorrhage : 8 outcomes 18 studies in 148 results
  2. Ascites : 7 outcomes 2 studies in 56 results
  3. Portal Hypertension : 6 outcomes 11 studies in 154 results
  4. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis) : 4 outcomes 14 studies in 140 results
  5. Hepatic Encephalopathy : 4 outcomes 8 studies in 99 results
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Drugs Related to Surgical Portacaval Shunt

  1. Neomycin
  2. Aldosterone
  3. Insulin (Novolin)
  4. Vasoconstrictor Agents
  5. Tacrolimus (Prograf)
  6. Interleukin-1 (Interleukin 1)
  7. Ammonia
  8. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)
  9. Cholesterol
  10. ammonium acetate
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Therapies Related to Surgical Portacaval Shunt

  1. Ligation
  2. Sclerotherapy
  3. Transplants (Transplant)
  4. Surgical Portasystemic Shunt (Portosystemic Shunt)
  5. Splenectomy
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