Endoscopic management of bleeding ectopic varices with histoacryl

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Abstract

Bleeding from antral and duodenal varices is an uncommon feature in patients with portal hypertension. We report a patient with cirrhosis and portal vein thrombosis, who had a massive bleed from antral and duodenal varices. Bleeding was controlled with endoscopic injection of varices using histoacryl. Endoscopic treatment and the relatively uncommon occurrence of antral and duodenal varices are highlighted.

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Keywords

  • Antral varices
  • Cirrhosis
  • Duodenal varices
  • Gastric varices
  • Glue
  • N-butyl 1-2-cyanoacrylate
  • Portal vein thrombosis
  • Sclerotherapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Surgery

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Bhasin, D. K., Sharma, B. C., Parupudi, S., Makharia, G., Singh, K., & Jeppsson, B. W. (1999). Endoscopic management of bleeding ectopic varices with histoacryl. HPB Surgery, 11(3), 171-173.