Portal vein thrombosis, revisited

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This review article aims to discuss the aetiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic workup and management of portal vein thrombosis, either as a primary vascular liver disease in adults and children, or as a complication of liver cirrhosis. In addition, indications and limits of anticoagulant therapy are discussed in detail.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-170
Number of pages8
JournalDigestive and Liver Disease
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010


  • Anticoagulation
  • Cirrhosis
  • Portal vein thrombosis
  • Thrombophilia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology


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