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Research advances of portal vein thrombosis in liver cirrhosis


  1. Department of Gastroenterology, the Second Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang 050000, China
  • Online:2018-11-05 Published:2018-11-05
  • Contact: Corresponding author: Yao Jinfeng, Email:

Abstract: Portal vein thrombosis is the formation of thrombosis in the portal vein and its main branches, which is caused by multiple pathogenic factors, and liver cirrhosis is one of the main causes. With the gradual improvement in the understanding of the disease, more and more researches have been focused on this in recent years. This paper reviews the recent advances in the study of portal vein thrombosis in liver cirrhosis.

Key words: liver cirrhosis, vein thrombosis;portal vein