Portal venous gas detection in different clinical situations

Corinna Trenker, Christian Görg, Yi Dong, Xin Wu Cui, Ehsan Safai Zadeh, Amjad Alhyari, Oliver Kripfgans, Christoph F. Dietrich


Portal Venous Gas (PVG) provides an important differential diagnosis in the diagnose of intrahepatic reflexogenic structures. This review article is intended to provide an overview of the current literature on the detection of PVG, its special forms and important differential diagnoses, it also shows possibilities for the diagnostic procedure in the case of sonographic detection of PVG.


portal venous gas; ultrasound; aerobilia; intestinal ischemia

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11152/mu-4010


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