PSS – abnormal blood vessels in the liver preventing normal circulation and functioning of the liver.
a blood vessel that bypasses liver tissue, carrying blood from the
a congenital defect in which an abnormal blood vessel shunts blood from the intestines straight into the general circulation, bypassing the liver
an abnormal communication between blood vessels, which causes blood to bypass the liver
an abnormal vascular communication between the blood flow returning from the intestines (called the portal blood flow) and the systemic circulation
an abnormal vessel that allows blood to bypass the liver
An operation creating an artificial connection between the portal vein and other veins near the liver. This is commonly used in patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension.
operation to create an opening between the portal vein and other veins around the liver.
A portosystemic shunt (PSS), also known as a liver shunt, is a bypass of the liver by the body's circulatory system. It can be either a congenital or acquired condition.