Surgical outcomes of distal splenorenal shunt or liver transplantation in treatment of schistosomal refractory variceal bleeding. Wael Mohialddin Ahmed Doush1. the distal splenorenal shunt (dsrs) is a surgical procedure during which the vein from the spleen (called the splenic vein) is detached from the portal vein and. the distal splenorenal shunt (dsrs) procedure provides good long-term control of bleeding in many people with portal hypertension. dsrs controls bleeding in.
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A distal splenorenal shunt is sp,enorenal surgical procedure. During the surgery, the vein from the spleen called the splenic vein is detached from the portal vein and reattached to the left kidney renal vein.
This surgery selectively reduces the pressure in your varices the large, swollen veins that develop across the stomach and esophagus and controls the bleeding and clotting. Portal hypertension before the distal splenorenal shunt surgery is performed.
Varices develop across the esophagus and stomach from the pressure in the portal vein. The backup of pressure also causes the spleen to become enlarged.
The vein from the spleen is disconnected from the portal vein and reconnected to the top of splenoreanl left renal vein.
The left gastric vein is disconnected from the portal vein and tied off. The blood flows from the varices through the splenic vein, to the left renal vein and empties into the inferior vena cava.
Distal Splenorenal Shunt | Cleveland Clinic
The blood flow to the liver is maintained through the portal vein. X-rays and blood tests confirm that you have variceal bleeding due to portal hypertension. Portal hypertension is a condition characterized by increased pressure in the portal vein the vein that carries blood from the digestive organs to the liver. Your physician has chosen the distal splenorenal shunt procedure to splenorneal this condition.
Distal Splenorenal Shunt
This procedure helps control the bleeding in the varices, without taking the blood flow away from your liver, which could make your liver disease worse. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission.
We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Distal Splenorenal Shunt This surgical procedure detaches the splenic vein from the portal vein and reattaches it to the left kidney renal vein to relieve pressure in varices caused by portal hypertension. Dietary suggestions will follow after the surgery.
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