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  1. portacaval shunt, surgical

    In medicine, a shunt is a hole or a small passage that moves, or allows movement of, fluid from one part of the body to another. The term may describe either congenital or acquired shunts; acquired shunts (sometimes referred to as iatrogenic shunts) may be either biological or mechanical.

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  1. Portacaval Shunt, Surgical

    Surgical portasystemic shunt between the portal vein and inferior vena cava.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of portacaval shunt, surgical in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

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    The numerical value of portacaval shunt, surgical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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