The obstruction to the portal circulation results also in an enlargement of the spleen.
This hemorrhage is the result of venous congestion caused by some obstruction to the portal circulation.
By mechanical causes which interfere with the portal circulation.
The most prolific source of abdominal dropsy is obstruction of the portal circulation on its way to or through the liver.
Disturbances of the portal circulation should be first named.
The next segment of the vertebral veins appears as a trunk on the right side which enters the portal circulation.
The portal circulation is thus not an independent system, but forms a kind of loop on the systemic circulation.
Congestion of the portal circulation is a condition to which frequent references are made, but which is rarely clearly defined.
portal circulation n.
Circulation of blood to the liver from the small intestine via the portal vein.