Link to the University of Pittsburgh Homepage
Link to the University Library System Homepage Link to the Contact Us Form

Spindle cell tuor of the portal vein

Madariaga, JR and Nalesnik, MA and Iwatsuki, S and Starzl, TE and Fung, JJ (1995) Spindle cell tuor of the portal vein. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 59 (2). 139 - 141. ISSN 0022-4790

[img] Plain Text (licence)
Available under License : See the attached license file.

Download (1kB)

Abstract

The authors describe the first reported case of spindle cell tumor of the portal vein (SCTPV) surgically excised in a 28‐year‐old woman. The tumor had caused portal vein obstruction with extensive collaterals. A side‐to‐side mesocaval shunt was created to reduce portal hypertension. Six months later the SCTPV could be excised. Radiation therapy (4,500 cGY) was given 2 months later. Although the tumor recurred in the liver 4 years later, the patient is alive and free of symptoms 6 years after the initial diagnosis. © 1995 Wiley‐Liss, Inc. Copyright © 1995 Wiley‐Liss, Inc., A Wiley Company


Share

Citation/Export:
Social Networking:
Share |

Details

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Madariaga, JR
Nalesnik, MAnalesnik@pitt.eduNALESNIK
Iwatsuki, S
Starzl, TEtes11@pitt.eduTES11
Fung, JJ
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, or Units > Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Date: 1 January 1995
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume: 59
Number: 2
Page Range: 139 - 141
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1002/jso.2930590213
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0022-4790
Other ID: uls-drl:, Starzl CV No. 1807
PubMed ID: 7776656
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2010 17:30
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2019 15:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/5193

Metrics

Monthly Views for the past 3 years

Plum Analytics

Altmetric.com


Actions (login required)

View Item View Item