splenorenal shunt


: an anastomosis between the splenic vein and the renal vein of the left kidney made especially for the relief of portal hypertension

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“Splenorenal shunt.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/splenorenal%20shunt. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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