• Stenosis of the portal vein anastomosis occurred in three pediatric patients seven to 42 months after transplantation. Dominant symptoms were those of portal hypertension and hypersplenism. Diagnosis was made by angiography. Successful surgical reconstruction was possible in all three patients.
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