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ITALIAN JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY

Rivista di Chirurgia Vascolare ed Endovascolare


Official Journal of the Italian Society of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
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REVIEW  LATEST FRONTIERS OF HEMODYNAMICS, IMAGING AND TREATMENT OF OBSTRUCTIVE VENOUS DISEASE


Italian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2018 June;25(2):148-55

DOI: 10.23736/S1824-4777.18.01338-4

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Primary Budd-Chiari syndrome: suprahepatic inferior vena cava occlusive disease

Byung-Boong LEE , James LAREDO

Department of Surgery, George Washington University, Washington DC, USA


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The Budd-Chiari Syndrome (BCS) is a hepatic disease caused by occlusion of the hepatic veins that drain the liver. In this review we tried to give a definition and classification of BCS, as well as to provide details about its epidemiology and etiology. The management and the prognosis of the disease were explained as well.


KEY WORDS: Budd-Chiari syndrome - Hepatic veins - Review

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Issue published online: April 9, 2018
Manuscript accepted: January 23, 2018
Manuscript received: January 22, 2018

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Lee BB, Laredo J. Primary Budd-Chiari syndrome: suprahepatic inferior vena cava occlusive disease. Ital J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2018;25:148-55. DOI: 10.23736/S1824-4777.18.01338-4

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