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Budd-Chiari Syndrome (Budd Chiari Syndrome) Summary

Description: A condition in which the hepatic venous outflow is obstructed anywhere from the small HEPATIC VEINS to the junction of the INFERIOR VENA CAVA and the RIGHT ATRIUM. Usually the blockage is extrahepatic and caused by blood clots (THROMBUS) or fibrous webs. Parenchymal FIBROSIS is uncommon.

Also Known As: Budd Chiari Syndrome; Hepatic Vein Thrombosis; Chiari Syndrome; Chiaris Syndrome; Hepatic Vein Thromboses Show All >>

Networked: 844 relevant articles (31 outcomes, 49 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Budd-Chiari Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anticoagulants : 2 outcomes 1 study in 8 results : IBA
  2. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) : 2 outcomes in 7 results : FDA 1
  3. Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator (Urokinase) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 2
  4. Aldosterone : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  5. Lupus Coagulation Inhibitor (Lupus Anticoagulant) : 1 outcome in 15 results : IBA
  6. Heparin (Liquaemin) : 1 outcome in 12 results : FDA 74 Generic
  7. Warfarin (Coumadin) : 1 outcome in 7 results : FDA 21 Generic
  8. Thrombin : 1 outcome in 6 results : FDA 2
  9. Anticardiolipin Antibodies : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
  10. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 20 Generic
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Diseases Related to Budd-Chiari Syndrome

  1. Thrombosis (Thrombus)
  2. End Stage Liver Disease
  3. Ascites
  4. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  5. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
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Key Therapies for Budd-Chiari Syndrome

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  1. Stents : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 80 results
  2. Liver Transplantation : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 176 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 80 results
  4. Surgical Portasystemic Shunt (Portosystemic Shunt) : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 96 results
  5. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 58 results
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