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Portasystemic Shunt, Surgical MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Portasystemic Shunt, Surgical
Tree Number(s)
E04.035.760
E04.100.814.868.937
Unique ID
D011170
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011170
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Surgical venous shunt between the portal and systemic circulation to effect decompression of the portal circulation. It is performed primarily in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices resulting from portal hypertension. Types of shunt include portacaval, splenorenal, mesocaval, splenocaval, left gastric-caval (coronary-caval), portarenal, umbilicorenal, and umbilicocaval.
Entry Version
PORTASYSTEMIC SHUNT SURG
Entry Term(s)
Portasystemic Shunt
Portosystemic Shunt
Portosystemic Shunt, Surgical
Shunt, Surgical Portasystemic
Shunt, Surgical Portosystemic
Surgical Portasystemic Shunt
Surgical Portosystemic Shunt
NLM Classification #
WI 720
Previous Indexing
Esophageal and Gastric Varices/surgery (1966-1980)
Hypertension, Portal/surgery (1966-1980)
Portacaval Shunt, Surgical (1966-1980)
Portal System/surgery (1966-1980)
specific portal system vein/surgery (1966-1980)
Public MeSH Note
81
History Note
81
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/03/25
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Portasystemic Shunt, Surgical Preferred
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