TITLE

A SURGICAL APPROACH TO BLEEDING DOWNHILL VARICES

AUTHOR(S)
Pugliese, Frank M.
PUB. DATE
November 1973
SOURCE
Angiology;Nov1973, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p606
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the results of Superior Vena Cava obstruction in eosphageal varices of the upper third of the esophagus. Development of collateral circulation through the esophageal veins and partially over the anterior chest wall; Determination of the extensive anastomoses between the caval, portal, azygous and vertebral venous systems; Presentation of the surgical approach as a method of diminishing variceal blood flow with resultant hemostasis.
ACCESSION #
16360184

 

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