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March 1993

Intrahepatic Portohepatic Venous ShuntA Case Report of Successful Surgical Resection

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

Arch Surg. 1993;128(3):349-352. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1993.01420150109020

• Symptomatic intrahepatic portohepatic venous shunts are rare. We report a case with shunting isolated in the right lobe. The lesion was clearly depicted with sonography and was successfully resected using echoguidance. Using this case and a review of the literature, we propose a management approach for this rare lesion.

(Arch Surg. 1993;128:349-352)