Pre- and Postoperative Imaging of the Rex Shunt in Children: What Radiologists Should Know

American Journal of Roentgenology, 05/07/2012

The Rex shunt is a potentially curative surgical procedure that reestablishes physiologic hepatopetal portal flow. It is typically accomplished by interposing a vascular conduit between the superior mesenteric vein to the still patent intrahepatic portal venous system. This procedure results in resolution of portal hypertension.

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