Etiology, presenting features and outcome of children with non-cirrhotic portal vein thrombosis: A multicentre national study.

Affiliation

Paediatric Liver, GI and Transplantation, Hospital Papa Giovanni XXIII Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Non-cirrhotic portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is a main cause of portal hypertension in children. We describe the characteristics at presentation and outcome of a cohort of patients with PVT to determine clinical features and predictors of outcome.

Keywords

Children,Extra-hepatic portal vein obstruction,Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension,Portal vein thrombosis,

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