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Abnormal Intrahepatic Vascular Shunt: rule of high sensitive color doppler and contrast harmonic imaging

The frequency of the intrahepatic shunts is unknown. They can be a finding in cirrhotic liver with or without HCC, after interventional procedures, or they can be congenital.

4 types are possible:

  • PORTO SYSTEMIC
  • PORTOPORTAL
  • ARTERIO SYSTEMIC
  • ARTEROPORTAL