Liver free papers
- Thromboembolic and septic complications of migrated cyanoacrylate injected for bleeding gastric varices. Hamad, N.; Stephens, J.; Maskell, G. F.; Hussaini, S. H.; Dalton, H. R. // British Journal of Radiology;Nov2008, Vol. 81 Issue 971, pe263
Endoscopic injection of N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate combined with radio-opaque lipiodol is widely used to achieve haemostasis in bleeding gastric varices. We present a case of migration of injected cyanoacrylate, thrombus formation and subsequent septic embolisation.
- Î²-BLOCKERS AND PREVENTION OF FIRST VARICEAL HEMORRHAGE: TANTALIZING EXPECTATIONS? Selub, Steven; Barkin, Jamie S.; Johnson, David A.; Cattau Jr., Edward L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1992, Vol. 87 Issue 12, p1880
Comments on a study on the efficacy of propranolol in preventing the initial hemorrhage from esophagogastric varices by Conn H. O et al, published in a 1991 issue of "Hepatology." Abstract of the study; Key findings; Criticisms.
- Acute Hemodynamic Effects of Octreotide and Terlipressin in Patients with Cirrhosis: A Randomized Comparison. Baik, Soon Koo; Jeong, Phil Ho; Ji, Sang Won; Yoo, Byung Su; Kim, Hyun Soo; Lee, Dong Ki; Kwon, Sang Ok; Kim, Young Ju; Park, Joong Wha; Chang, Sei Jin; Lee, Samuel S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar2005, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p631
BACKGROUND: Octreotide and terlipressin are widely used in acute variceal hemorrhage to reduce the bleeding rate. They purportedly act by mesenteric arterial vasoconstriction, thus reducing portal venous flow (PVF) and portal pressure. Little is known about the immediate-early hemodynamic...
- Mondor meets Trendelenburg: penile vein thrombosis after varicose vein surgery. McLaren, A. J.; Riazuddin, N.; Northeast, A. D. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jun2001, Vol. 94 Issue 6, p292
The article presents a case report involving individuals with superficial penile vein thrombosis after long saphenous vein surgery. A standard surgical procedure was used including flush ligation of the saphenofemoral junction with braided polyester and exposure of femoral vein to identify all...
- Role of percutaneous transhepatic obliteration for special types of varices with portal hypertension. Chikamori, F.; Kuniyoshi, N.; Kagiyama, S.; Kawashima, T.; Shibuya, S.; Takase, Y. // Abdominal Imaging;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p92
The treatment of special types of varices with portal hypertension has not yet been established. We were able to control 13 cases of special types of varices by percutaneous transhepatic obliteration (PTO). These 13 cases consisted of 2 esophagojejunal varices after total gastrectomy for gastric...
- Varicose veins: clinical presentation and surgical management. Kompally, Goutham Reddy; Bharadwaj, R. N.; Singh, Gurjit // Indian Journal of Surgery;Jun2009, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p117
Varicose vein is a common surgical problem. We studied clinical presentation of varicose veins and its surgical treatment. All patients with varicose veins presented to our hospital were included in the study. All patients in our study were assessed by clinico etiological Anatomical and...
- Is stab with strangulation the fastest way to kill esophageal varices? Toyonaga, Atsushi; Iwao, Tadashi // Journal of Gastroenterology;1999, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p286
Editorial. Discusses the use of sclerotherapy in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices. Description of the technique; Benefits; Disadvantage of ligation therapy; Conclusion.
- Gross and Microscopic Findings in the Human Esophagus after Esophageal Variceal Band Ligation: A Postmortem Analysis. Marks, Robert D.; Arnold, Muoi D.; Baron, Todd H. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1993, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p272
Endoscopic sclerotherapy has been the therapy of choice for controlling acute variceal hemorrhage. Recently, endoscopic band ligation has been utilized for the management of esophageal varices with fewer complications and greater efficacy. We report the pathologic findings in the human esophagus...
- Endoscopic Sclerotherapy. Galambos, John T. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun83, Vol. 98 Issue 6, p1009
Editorial. Discusses the use of endoscopic sclerotherapy for the treatment or prevention of esophageal varices. Technical aspects of endoscopic sclerotherapy which may affect outcome; Role of prophylactic endoscopic sclerotheraphy; Effectiveness and side effects of endoscopic sclerotherapy.