Title

Primary Budd-Chiari Syndrome: Suprahepatic inferior vena cava occlusive disease

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

6-1-2018

Journal

Italian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Volume

25

Issue

2

DOI

10.23736/S1824-4777.18.01338-4

Keywords

Budd-Chiari Syndrome; Hepatic veins; Review

Abstract

© 2018 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA. The Budd-Chiari Syndrome (BCS) is a hepatic disease caused by occlusion of the hepatic veins that drain the liver. In this review we tried to give a definition and classification of BCS, as well as to provide details about its epidemiology and etiology. The management and the prognosis of the disease were explained as well.

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