Canine Portacaval Shunt (liver Shunt) Information
Portacaval shunt (liver shunt) Description:
Portacaval shunt is a liver shunt. Dogs are born with this problem when the embryonic blood vessel within the liver does not go away, allowing blood to bypass the liver processing, resulting in neurological and other problems.
Typical Treatment and Expenses*:
Treatment can range from $50 to $4,000 depending on severity.
Dog Breeds Prone to Portacaval shunt (liver shunt):
|•||Italian Greyhound||•||Japanese Chin|
|•||Tibetan Spaniel||•||Yorkshire Terrier|