Portal Hypertension: Diagnostic Imaging and Imaging-Guided Therapy by Plinio RossiPortal Hypertension: Diagnostic Imaging and Imaging-Guided Therapy by Plinio Rossi

Portal Hypertension: Diagnostic Imaging and Imaging-Guided Therapy

byPlinio RossiForeword byA.L. BaertEditorP. Ricci

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Portal hypertension is a relatively common condition, the complications of which are frequently life threatening. Patients with portal hypertension represent an important por­ tion of the daily clinical work of abdominal radiologists, gastroenterologists and abdominal surgeons. During the past two decades the development of new radiological devices and of new percutaneous image-guided treatment methods has resulted in fundamental changes in the clinical management of patients with portal hypertension. During the same period tremen­ dous progress was achieved in the visualization of the numerous morphological and func­ tional changes observed in patients with portal hypertension, due to the clinical introduc­ tion of the new cross-sectional imaging methods: ultrasonography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. I am very grateful to Prof. Plinio Rossi, an internationally recognized leader in the field of interventional radiology, for accepting the challenging task of compiling and presenting in a structured way the numerous facts and data that have become available during the past few years in this rapidly developing field. The editor has been inspired and successful in his selection of the impressive group of international experts that has contributed to many chapters of this volume.
Title:Portal Hypertension: Diagnostic Imaging and Imaging-Guided TherapyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:342 pagesPublished:October 3, 2013Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9783642630064

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Pathophysiology of Portal Hypertension A. GATTA, M. BOLOGNESI; The Clinical Course of Portal Hypertension in Liver Cirrhosis G. D'AMICO, L. PAGLIARO; Historical Review of Initial Experience in the Imaging and Pathophysiological Evaluation of Portal Hypertension A.R. BURCHELL; Angiography and Radiological Anatomy of the Portal System M. BEZZI, P. ROSSI; Vascular Anatomy of the Portal System A. MAZZIOTTI; Doppler Ultrasound in Portal Hypertension L. BOLONDI, F. PISCAGLIA, M. VALGIMIGLI, S. GAIANI; Color Doppler of Portal Hypertension: A Pictorial Essay M. LAFORTUNE, H. PATRIQUIN, L. LEPANTO; Diagnostic Approach: CT M. PROKOP; Value of Multi-Detector Array CT in the Assessment of Portal Hypertension Y. YUASA, S. KOBAYASHI, K. HIRAMATSU; Diagnostic Approach: Magnetic Resonance C. CATALANO, L. BROGLIA; MR Quantification of Portal Venous Flow J.F. DEBATIN; Portal Pressure Measurement P. CAPASSO; Medical Therapy of Portal hypertension L. CAPOCACCIA, R. LIONETTI, C. EFRATI, A. MASINI; Endoscopic Treatment R. DE FRANCHIS, M. PRIMIGNANI; Surgical Therapy of Portal Hypertension: Port- and Meso-Caval Shunts V. ZIPARO; The Distal Spleno Renal Shunt G.E. GERUNDA, A. MAFFEI FACCIOLI; Transmesenteric Method of Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Placement: tm TIPS G.M. ROZENBLIT; TIPS: Historical Background and Techniques G. RICHTER; TIPS: Complications K.A. HAUSEGGER; Transjugular Intrahepatic Shunt Stenosis and Thrombosis: Shunt Biology and Stent-Grafts Z.J. HASKAL; TIPS: Portal Thrombosis J.I. BILBAO, I. VIVAS, C. DELGADO, A. MARTINEZ-CUESTA, F. PARDO; TIPS in Egyptian Hepatic Schistosomiasis R.F. DONDELINGER, M.H. EL-KADI, M. TAEMA, L. EL-KADI, M. RAMADAN; Histological Findings in Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts Stenosis H. ROUSSEAU, J.P. VINEL, P. OTAL, V. CHABERT, K. BARANGE, F. JOFFRE; TIPS Follow-up: Color Doppler P. RICCI; Long-Term Outcome of TIPS J. RöSCH, F.S. KELLER; TIPS: Refractory Ascites and Encephalopathy O. RIGGIO, TIPS: Covered Stents and Long-TermResults R.T. ANDREWS; TIPS: Percutaneous Retroperitoneal Splenorenal Shunt (PRESS) T. KAMINOU, R. YAMADA; Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt for the Prevention of Rebleeding in Patients with Cirrhosis G. D'AMICO, A. LUCA, L. PAGLIARO; Subject Index; List of Contributors.