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Table 1

Indications for VV bypass utilization and indications.

Case Indication
1 High MELD score
2 Previous abdominal surgery and adhesions
3 High MELD score
4 Multiple spontaneous bacterial peritonitis causing “cocoon abdomen”
5 Portal vein thrombosis
6 High MELD score
7 Extensive abdominal adhesions
8 Pre-existing cardiovascular disease
9 Portal vein thrombosis
10 High MELD score
11 Portal vein thrombosis

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