Article:The management of extrahepatic portal vein aneurysms: observe or treat? (2423846)

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This page is the ScienceSource HTML version of the scholarly article described at Its title is The management of extrahepatic portal vein aneurysms: observe or treat? and the publication date was 1996-01-01. The initial author is Philip D. Feliciano.

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Title: HPB Surgery

The Management of Extrahepatic Portal Vein Aneurysms: Observe or Treat?

  • Philip D. Feliciano
  • Joseph J. Cullen
  • John D. Corson

[]Department of Surgery

Publication date (ppub): /1996


A case of a 70 year old man who was found to have an extrahepatic portal vein aneurysm during an evaluation for hematuria is reported. Extrahepatic portal vein aneurysms are rare with only twenty cases reported in the literature. Typically, patients present with hemorrhage requiring surgical exploration or the aneurysm is discovered during evaluation of another abdominal process. Management includes careful follow-up in the asymptomatic patient without underlying liver disease or portal hypertension.

The underlying source XML for this text is taken from The license for the article is Creative Commons Attribution. The main subject has been identified as vascular disease.