Balloon dilatation of inferior vena cava obstruction in Budd-Chiari syndrome.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Budd-Chiari syndrome is a well described entity which can easily be confused with congestive hepatomegaly. The syndrome usually is caused by thrombosis of the hepatic veins, however it also can be caused by congenital fibrous webs that occlude hepatic vessels in the inferior vena cava. It leads to an enlarged liver with ascites, peripheral edema, and portal hypertension.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Short, SG; Jian, L; Ruijie, L

Published Date

  • April 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 360 - 361

PubMed ID

  • 8458119

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0160-9289

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/clc.4960160414


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States