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Peritoneovenous Shunt

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  • Nonfunction of a Leveen shunt was diagnosed in a 53-year-old cirrhotic woman by lack of lung visualization following intraperitoneal administration of Tc-99m MAA, despite imaging of the shunt tubing itself [16].


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