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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 451–453 | Cite as

Normal portal venous diameter in children

  • H. B. Patriquin
  • G. Perreault
  • A. Grignon
  • J. Boisvert
  • D. Filiatrault
  • L. Garel
  • H. Blanchard
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Abstract

A study was conducted on 156 children, in whom the portal veins were measured using standard real time ultrasonography. Knowledge of the normal dimension may be important in patients with liver disease.

Keywords

Public Health Liver Disease Portal Vein Normal Dimension Real Time Ultrasonography 
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© Springer-Verlag 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. B. Patriquin
    • 1
  • G. Perreault
    • 1
  • A. Grignon
    • 1
  • J. Boisvert
    • 1
  • D. Filiatrault
    • 1
  • L. Garel
    • 1
  • H. Blanchard
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversité de MontréalMontrealCanada
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, Hôpital Sainte-JustineUniversité de MontréalMontrealCanada

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