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Table 1 Classification of congenital intrahepatic portosystemic shunts based on Park et al. [9]

From: All about portal vein: a pictorial display to anatomy, variants and physiopathology

Type 1 The most common type
Single large vessel connects the right PV to the IVC (Fig. 6)
Type 2 Peripheral shunt localized in one hepatic segment, with single or multiple communications between branches of portal and hepatic veins
Type 3 Portal and hepatic veins connected through an aneurysm
Type 4 Multiple communications between peripheral portal and hepatic veins in several segments