Portal Vein Hemodynamics: 3DCT

  • Naoya MurashimaEmail author
  • Satoshi Nakayama


In patients with portal hypertension, portosystemic venous collateral pathways are frequently formed. Three-dimensional computed tomography (3DCT) using multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) is one of the most important modalities for detecting collaterals because of its high resolution and whole body scanning features. The method of constructing 3DCT images and representative collateral pathways are described in this chapter.


3DCT MDCT Portosystemic shunt Collaterals 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyMishuku HospitalTokyoJapan

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