Journal of Clinical Case Reports

ISSN: 2165-7920

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Ondrej Maly

Department of Surgery, University of Hospital Hradec Kralove, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic

  • Case Report   
    Surgical Thrombectomy for Complete Portal Vein Thrombosis Induced by Blunt Abdominal Trauma
    Author(s): Ondrej Maly*, Filip Cecka, Petr Dulicek and Jiri Paral

    Background: Blunt abdominal injury is a known, but very rare cause of portal vein thrombosis. In most cases, full anticoagulant therapy is sufficient. Surgical thrombectomy is an extremely rare procedure in the treatment of acute portal thrombosis. Materials and Methods: We present a case of a young patient with portal vein thrombosis and its branches after a blunt abdominal injury resulting from the sport. Due to severe infarction of the intestinal loops, we chose surgical thrombectomy as the only causal treatment option. This procedure is generally rarely reported in the scientific literature. However, it has not yet been described with a blunt abdominal injury. The patient was subsequently shown to have a Leiden mutation in a heterozygous form. The interplay of all factors including blunt abdominal injury, Leiden mutation, and intestinal mal.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2165-7920.2023.13.1560

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