Hepatic arterioportal fistula related to a liver biopsy

Jeanne W. Baer

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A case of hepatic artery portal fistula, presenting with bleeding esophageal varices five months following a liver biopsy for cirrhosis, is presented. The angiographic features of the lesion are illustrated and the pertinent literature concerning etiology of hepatic arterioportal shunts is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)297-299
Number of pages3
JournalGastrointestinal Radiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1977
Externally publishedYes


  • Biopsy, complication
  • Liver, arteriovenous fistula
  • Liver, cirrhosis


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