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Distal splenorenal shunt

Distal splenorenal shunt

Distal splenorenal shunt: Portal hypertension surgery.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Distal splenorenal shunt

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Distal splenorenal shunt:

  • Portal hypertension (e.g. due to cirrhosis of the liver)

Non-Surgical Options: Distal splenorenal shunt

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Distal splenorenal shunt:

Other Surgical Options: Distal splenorenal shunt

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Distal splenorenal shunt may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Distal splenorenal shunt

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Distal splenorenal shunt may include:

Procedure Complications: Distal splenorenal shunt

Possible surgical complications of Distal splenorenal shunt may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Distal splenorenal shunt

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good in 90% of surgeries. There is long-term control of bleeding in most cases.

Distal splenorenal shunt: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Distal splenorenal shunt: Four to six weeks.

Distal splenorenal shunt: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Distal splenorenal shunt) include:

  • DSRS

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