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"Salvage" transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts: gastric fundal compared with esophageal variceal bleeding.

Chau, TN; Patch, D; Chan, YW; Nagral, A; Dick, R; Burroughs, AK; (1998) "Salvage" transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts: gastric fundal compared with esophageal variceal bleeding. Gastroenterology , 114 (5) 981 - 987.

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Abstract

The optimal emergency treatment for gastric fundal variceal bleeding is still unclear. In this study, the efficacy of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent/shunt (TIPS) in patients with uncontrolled gastric fundal vs. esophageal variceal bleeding was compared.

Type:Article
Title:"Salvage" transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts: gastric fundal compared with esophageal variceal bleeding.
Location:UNITED STATES
Language:English
Keywords:Adult, Aged, Esophageal and Gastric Varices, Female, Hemorrhage, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Portasystemic Shunt, Transjugular Intrahepatic, Recurrence, Salvage Therapy

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