Digestive Disease Interventions
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1771312
Review Article

Liver Interventions in Children

Abhay Srinviasan
1   Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Michael Acord
1   Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gonzalo Lambert
2   Department of Interventional Radiology, Hospital de Pediatría Prof. J. P. Garrahan, School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sergio Sierre
2   Department of Interventional Radiology, Hospital de Pediatría Prof. J. P. Garrahan, School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1   Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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This review provides a comprehensive summary of the role of the interventional radiologist in managing liver disorders in children. Interventions are discussed with focus on indications for procedure, technical aspects, and patient management. Recommendations are supported by the most recent evidence and practice experience of the authors in the four subtopics, such as interventions in the post–liver transplant setting, for portal hypertension, for liver tumors, and for vascular anomalies of the liver, with emphasis on congenital portosystemic shunts.

Publication History

Received: 31 March 2023

Accepted: 20 June 2023

Article published online:
31 July 2023

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