Radical Operative Repair for Obstruction of the Hepatic Inferior Vena Cava (So-called Budd—Chiari Syndrome) Using the Femorofemoral Bypass Technique

  • Seiki Tashiro
  • Hidenori Miyake


Although various shunt operations have been used to treat patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome with concomitant hepatic caval obstruction, the procedures have been less than effective, because recanalization of the occluded hepatic veins was inadequate.


Hepatic Vein Esophageal Varix Middle Hepatic Vein Pericardial Patch Right Hepatic Vein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seiki Tashiro
    • 1
  • Hidenori Miyake
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of Tokushima School of MedicineTokushimaJapan

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