Gudrun Geigenberger

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In nineteen patients with portal hypertension and oesophageal varices, transmural variceal blood pressure was determined endoscopically by direct puncture of the varices before and after intravenous administration of 20 mg metoclopramide or placebo. No change in pressure was observed after placebo (mean difference -1.3 +/- 24.5%, N.S.), however,(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to compare the transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) with variceal band ligation (VBL) in the prophylaxis of variceal rebleeding in patients with cirrhosis of the liver. METHODS Fifty-four cirrhotic patients (21 Child-Pugh class A, 27 class B, 6 class C) were randomized to TIPS (n = 28) or VBL (n(More)
BACKGROUND A noninvasive technique of pressure measurement in esophageal varices using an endoscopic balloon has been shown to be reliable in vitro. In the present study, this method was tested in vivo. METHODS Thirty-seven pressure measurements in esophageal varices were performed in 34 patients by two independent operators (A and B) using an endoscopic(More)
Ein 24-jähriger Mann mit Typ-1-Diabetes wurde wegen therapieresistenter Gastroparese mit anhaltender Übelkeit und Erbrechen eingewiesen. Als weitere Komplikationen bestanden eine diabetische Retinopathie, eine diabetische Nephropathie mit chronischer Niereninsuffizienz, eine sensible periphere und kardiale autonome Neuropathie sowie eine arterielle(More)
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