Hieu Doan

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Tumor lysis syndrome

Tumor lysis syndrome I. What every physician needs to know. Tumor lysis syndrome is considered an oncologic metabolic emergency due to poor clinical outcome if it is unrecognized and untreated. Tumor lysis syndrome is comprised of a group of metabolic derangements. It can occur spontaneously, however, in most cases it is a result of initial…

Portal vein thrombosis

Portal Vein Thrombosis I. What every physician needs to know. Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is the occlusion of the portal vein by a thrombus. The portal vein is a vital vessel that provides up to 75% of blood supply to the liver. While PVT occurs in both the pediatric and adult populations, this chapter will…

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