What is the role of imaging studies in the diagnosis of Budd-Chiari syndrome?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Imaging is essential for the early identification and evaluation of the disease extent in Budd-Chiari syndrome, which aids in mitigating hepatic congestion and, thereby, restoration of the hepatic function and alleviation of portal hypertension. [20]


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