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Cirrhosis of The Liver
...  happen, and a transplant is required to sustain life. The end stage of cirrhosis will have the blood flow through the liver restricted by excessively scarred tissues. This in turn will increasing portal vein pressure, which in turn causes blood to overflow into smaller veins that leads to bursting due to pressure. In this case, serious internal bleeding will occur. The liver loses its  ...

Liver
...  taken care by these plates and plays a vital role in formation of the lobules in liver. Within each lobule a central vein pass by. The peripheral edge of each lobule comprises of a branch of hepatic portal vein and hepatic artery. This results in a wide space between each and every hepatic plate. The GI tract serves the function of absorption and the process is hosted by the portal venous blood.  ...

Hepatic Portal System
...  body that are also referred to as portal venous systems. The hepatic portal system is one of many primary components of the circulatory system that can be found in the abdominal cavity. The hepatic portal vein is one of the largest veins in the area and it carries blood to liver from the spleen and the gastrointestinal tract. The hepatic vein begins where the splenic veins and the superior  ...

Large Intestine
...  Blood supply to the large intestine is done by the superior and inferior mesenteric branches. The two’s mesenteric veins are also in charge of venous drainage. They connect with the hepatic portal vein and from there, the venous drainage is deposited in the liver. Structural Modifications Of The Large Intestine Every time the ileocecal valve opens and closes, the lare intestine receives  ...

Small Intestine
...  route from the superior mesenteric artery. Venous drainage that leads to the meeting with the splenic vein is performed by the superior mesenteric vein, creating the hepatic portal vein. The hepatic portal vein connects to the liver, bringing the nutrient-laden blood supply which can be used by the body. The Sections of the Small Intestine The small intestine can be divided into three regions,  ...


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