Portal-Systemic Myelopathy After Portacaval Shunt Surgery

Edward Lebovics, Robert E. Dematteo, Fenton Schaffner, Seymour Gendelman

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Portal-systemic myelopathy is a rare complication of surgically created or spontaneous portal-systemic shunts in patients with chronic liver disease. We treated two patients with this entity, both of whom had undergone portacaval shunt operations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1921-1922
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Internal Medicine
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1985
Externally publishedYes


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