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Portosystemic shunts are abnormal vascular communications allowing some of the portal blood draining the stomach, intestines, pancreas and spleen to bypass the liver and directly enter the systemic circulation. They may be congenital anomalies of portal venous drainage or acquired secondary to...

Watson, P.
In Practice, 1997, 19, 3, pp 106...120