Our study suggests that the morphological and biomechanical properties of swine hepatic portal veins change significantly during the PHT process, which may play a critical role in the development of PHT and serve as potential therapeutic targets during clinical practice.
Annals of vascular surgery
Laboratory of Biomechanics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Hubei University of Medicine, Shiyan, China.
Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Feb;26(2):259-67
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