Control of bleeding esophageal varices by transabdominal esophageal transection, gastric devascularization, and splenectomy.

Abstract

Between November 1980 and October 1982, 11 patients underwent modified Sugiura procedures (esophageal transection, gastric devascularization, and splenectomy) for bleeding esophageal varices, with an operative mortality of 36%. One patient rebled at 2 months and was successfully managed by sclerotherapy. Intraoperative portal pressure fell approximately 25… (More)

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@article{Weese1984ControlOB, title={Control of bleeding esophageal varices by transabdominal esophageal transection, gastric devascularization, and splenectomy.}, author={J{\"u}rgen Weese and Jilbha Starling and Charles E. Yale}, journal={Surgical gastroenterology}, year={1984}, volume={3 1}, pages={31-6} }