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Follow-up of patients with portal hypertension and esophageal varices treated with percutaneous obliteration of gastric coronary vein.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  830354     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Percutaneous transhepatic catheterization of the portal vein was performed in 21 patients with liver cirrhosis and esophageal varices. Coronary and short gastric veins were selectively catheterized and obliterated. The examination was performed to stop bleeding in 6 patients and was successful in 5. Follow-up examination showed recanalization of previously obliterated veins in 13 of 16 patients.
A Lunderquist; G Simert; U Tylén; J Vang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiology     Volume:  122     ISSN:  0033-8419     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiology     Publication Date:  1977 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-01-28     Completed Date:  1977-01-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401260     Medline TA:  Radiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  59-63     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Embolization, Therapeutic*
Esophageal and Gastric Varices / therapy*
Follow-Up Studies
Hypertension, Portal / therapy*
Liver Cirrhosis / therapy
Middle Aged
Portal Vein
Stomach / blood supply*

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