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Balloon retrograde transvenous occlusion of fundic varix.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20443108     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A middle-aged woman presented with massive upper gastrointestinal bleed. The source of bleeding was a large fundic varix; a large splenorenal shunt was also present. The fundic varix was treated safely and effectively with balloon retrograde transvenous occlusion.
Sanjeev Kumar Thakur; Siba Sankar Dalai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-05-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0975-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Gastroenterol     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-05     Completed Date:  2010-09-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8409436     Medline TA:  Indian J Gastroenterol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  88-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Gastroenterology, Seven Hills Hospital, Visakhapatnam, India.
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MeSH Terms
Balloon Occlusion / methods*
Esophageal and Gastric Varices / pathology,  therapy*
Gastric Fundus / blood supply
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology,  therapy*
Middle Aged
Stomach Diseases / etiology,  therapy*

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