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Radionuclide Venographic Demonstration of Portal and Systemic Collaterals in a Case of Complete IVC Obstruction

GREENWALD, LLOYD V., M.D.; RODRIGO, RAULIE, M.D.

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Radionuclide venography can be used to assess deep venous thrombosis and IVC obstruction. We present a case which, to our knowledge, has not been previously described, in which the entire liver and lungs are simultaneously visualized secondary to portal-caval and caval-systemic collaterals, respectively.

From the Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, Georgia

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