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Table 1 Haemodynamic changes in 22 children with portal hypertension detected by sequential computed tomography arterioportography-arteriosplenography

From: Sequential CT arterioportography-arteriosplenography depicts individual haemodynamic changes in children with portal hypertension without cirrhosis

Findings Number of findings Main venous supply of varices by
SMV SV SMV and SV
Varices
 Oesophageal 16 6 7 3
 Paraoesophageal 18 5 12 1
 Gastric 21 7 14 0
 Duodenal 11 7 3 1
 Small intestinal 11 11 0 0
 Colonic 9 9 0 0
 Rectal 6 2 4 0
 Peripancreatic 7 2 2 3
 Umbilical 2 2 0 0
 Paraumbilical 2 0 0 2
 Biliary 18 18 0 0
  Portal biliopathy 16    
 Gallbladder 9 9 0 0
 Hepaticojejunostomy 3 3 0 0
Portosystemic shunts
 Splenorenal 20    
 Shunt to haemiazygos 10    
 Shunt to inferior caval vein 7    
Occlusion of splanchnic veins
 Extrahepatic portal vein 15    
  Cavernous transformation 15    
  Extrahepatic portal vein
 Intrahepatic portal vein 11    
  Cavernous transformation 5    
  Intrahepatic portal vein
 Extra- and intrahepatic portal vein 10    
 SMV 2    
 SV 1    
 Confluence 6    
Retrograde venous blood flow
 SV 14    
 Inferior mesenteric vein 8    
  1. SMV Superior mesenteric vein, SV Splenic vein