Disease Information for Portacaval shunt

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Meat intolerance
Prominent Abdominal Veins
Breath odor of Ammonia
Fetor hepaticus
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Ammonia blood (Lab)
Indirect bilirubin (Lab)
URINE Ammonia
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hepatic encephalopathy
Hyperammonemia
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Diet excess beef/lamb/dairy products
Synergy/High Protein diet/intake
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Liver/gallbladder/ducts (category)
CLASS/Portal vein/hepatic venous disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Plasma bilirubin cell uptake failure
Process
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Diet restriction treatment.
Definition

Surgical portasystemic shunt between the portal vein and inferior vena cava.

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