Approach

The diagnostic work-up of patients with suspected BCS should include not only diagnostic confirmation of hepatic vein occlusion but also the identification of the underlying pro-coagulant haematological cause. The diagnosis of BCS is suggested by clinical suspicion and further confirmed by imaging techniques.

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