Bleeding Gastroesophageal Varices: What the Umbo Embo Can Do for You


A 43-year-old Caucasian male with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis cirrhosis (MELD score of 23) and gastroesophageal variceal bleeding had previously undergone successful transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) placement from the right hepatic vein to right portal vein. However, intra-procedural wire access across the TIPS was lost prior to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-014-3161-z


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