Tag: portal vein thrombosis

Massive Portal Vein Thrombosis Three Weeks Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| June 1, 2017

by Bryce m. Bludevich, MS-IV; Sean M. Wrenn, MD; and Wasef Abu-Jaish, MD, FACS, FASMBS AUTHOR AFFILIATION: Bryce M. Bludevich, MSIV, and Sean M. Wrenn, MD, are from the Department of Surgery, University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington Vermont. Wasef Abu-Jaish MD, FACS, FASMBS, is Associate Professor of Surgery, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of […]

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Journal Watch—Venous Thromboembolism and Portal Vein Thrombosis

Journal Watch—Venous Thromboembolism and Portal Vein Thrombosis

| June 1, 2017

Assessing the causal relationship between obesity and venous thromboembolism through a Mendelian Randomization study. Lindström S, Germain M, Crous-Bou M, et al. Hum Genet. 2017 May 20. [Epub ahead of print] Synopsis: Observational studies have shown an association between obesity and venous thromboembolism (VTE) but it is not known if observed associations are causal, due […]

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