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hepatico- +‎ jejunostomy



hepaticojejunostomy (plural hepaticojejunostomies)

  1. (surgery) anastomosis of the liver to the jejunum
    • 2015, Karunesh Chand et al., “The incidence of portal hypertension in children with choledochal cyst and the correlation of nitric oxide levels in the peripheral blood with portal pressure and liver histology”, in Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons[1], volume 20, →DOI:
      In various published reports of symptomatic PHT with CDC, PHT actually resolved after excision of cyst and hepaticojejunostomy and the children were asymptomatic during subsequent follow-up.[ 1 2 ] In this cohort of patients, although all patients remained asymptomatic after successful surgery of the CDC cyst, the range of NO levels at 1 month, 3 months, and 6 months follow-up helped to identify the patients with persistently elevated NO levels thereby indicating persistently elevated PP.