Eck fistula

Eck fistula
Eck fistula 'ek- n an artificial anastomosis between the portal vein and inferior vena cava by which blood from the intestinal region is diverted from the liver to flow directly to the heart
Eck Nikolai Vladimirovich (1849-1908)
Russian physiologist. Eck developed the surgical procedure that bears his name in 1877. The operation made possible the experimental study of diseases of the liver and the investigation of the role of the liver in metabolism. He was a pioneer in the surgical treatment of neoplastic disease, and he wrote on nasal and laryngeal polyps. Eck was also interested in epidemiology, sanitation, and geology.

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(ek) [Nicolai Vladimirovich Eck, Russian physiologist, 1847–1908] see under fistula.

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