Splenorenal Arterial Anastomoses
A splenorenal arterial anastomosis may be life-saving or result in renal salvage under a variety of circumstances. These may include thrombosis or aneurysm of the aorta, and obstruction, injury, aneurysm, or anomalies of the renal artery. The successful construction of a left splenorenal arterial anastomosis in a patient with ascending thrombosis of the abdominal aorta is presented.
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