Pre- and Postoperative Imaging of the Rex Shunt in Children: What Radiologists Should Know
American Journal of Roentgenology, 05/07/2012
Cardenas AM et al. – 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.