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Use of balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration with ethanolamine oleate for the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy in a cirrhotic patient with a large spontaneous splenorenal shunt.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9658325     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a technique for the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy in a cirrhotic patient with a large spontaneous splenorenal shunt. This large shunt was successfully occluded without severe complications by retrograde transrenal venous obliteration with ethanolamine oleate after balloon occlusion. This procedure may be an effective method to occlude a large spontaneous splenorenal shunt for the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy.
Authors:
K Numata; K Tanaka; T Kiba; S Saito; K Shirato; T Kitamura; H Sekihara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of gastroenterology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0944-1174     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1998 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-09-15     Completed Date:  1998-09-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9430794     Medline TA:  J Gastroenterol     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  424-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Female
Hepatic Encephalopathy / etiology,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Humans
Liver Circulation*
Liver Cirrhosis / complications,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Oleic Acids / therapeutic use*
Renal Veins / physiopathology*
Sclerosing Solutions / therapeutic use*
Splenic Vein / physiopathology*
Surgical Procedures, Operative*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Oleic Acids; 0/Sclerosing Solutions; 3282-75-5/ethanolamine oleate

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