Hepatic portal vein

What is Hepatic portal vein?

A wide short vein formed by the confluence of the superior mesenteric and splenic vein posterior to the neck of the pancreas, ascending anterior to the inferior vena cava, and dividing at the right end of the porta hepatis into right and left branches, which ramify within the liver.

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I had an abdominal ultra sound a while back, and it was discovered that I have an enlarged hepa portal vein. I was questioned as to whether I had...

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Causes to enlarged portal vein..

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Before running into conclusions, I'd like to have the reports of ultrasound and...

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Hi My father is 76 years old, we went in for a ultrasound to check for BPH. Findings as follows liver measures 14.1 cms in right mid-clavicular...

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You have problem of fullness of stomach that may be because of constipation problem. long time...

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I have raised LFT and have recently had an ultra sound with findings that the portal vein is mild dissention of 14 mm and liver 17 cm - No signs of...

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Alcohol withdrawal may be useful.

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Mild rise of liver enzymes and enlargement of liver is possible with...

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