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Massive variceal bleeding secondary to splenic vein thrombosis successfully treated with splenic artery embolization: a case report

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dc.contributor.author Paramythiotis, D en
dc.contributor.author Papavramidis, T en
dc.contributor.author Giavroglou, K en
dc.contributor.author Potsi, S en
dc.contributor.author Girtovitis, F en
dc.contributor.author Michalopoulos, A en
dc.contributor.author Papadopoulos, V en
dc.contributor.author Prousalidis, J en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T01:59:19Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T01:59:19Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/28921
dc.subject Case Report en
dc.subject Portal Hypertension en
dc.subject Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding en
dc.title Massive variceal bleeding secondary to splenic vein thrombosis successfully treated with splenic artery embolization: a case report en
heal.type journalArticle en
heal.identifier.primary 10.1186/1752-1947-4-139 en
heal.identifier.secondary http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1752-1947-4-139 en
heal.publicationDate 2010 en
heal.abstract INTRODUCTION: Splenic vein thrombosis results in localized portal hypertension called sinistral portal hypertension, which may also lead to massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Symptomatic sinistral portal hypertension is usually best treated by splenectomy, but interventional radiological techniques are safe and effective alternatives in the management of a massive hemorrhage, particularly in cases that have a high surgical risk. CASE PRESENTATION: We en
heal.journalName Journal of Medical Case Reports en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1186/1752-1947-4-139 en


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