David Wooldridge

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Budd-Chiari syndrome

I. What every physician needs to know. Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) is an eponym for obstruction of the hepatic venous outflow tract at any level from the hepatic venules to the suprahepatic inferior vena cava (IVC), regardless of mechanism. BCS may result from primary thrombosis or secondary compression or invasion of the hepatic venous outflow tract,…

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