Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided coil injection therapy of esophagogastric and ectopic varices

@article{FujiiLau2015EndoscopicU,
  title={Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided coil injection therapy of esophagogastric and ectopic varices},
  author={Larissa L. Fujii-Lau and Ryan E Law and Louis Michel Wong Kee Song and Christopher John Gostout and Patrick Sequeira Kamath and Michael J. Levy},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2015},
  volume={30},
  pages={1396-1404}
}
Endoscopic band ligation and glue injection are established techniques for variceal bleeding. As EUS may enhance variceal detection and improve therapeutic targeting, we aim to report our experience on EUS-guided coil embolization, with and without concomitant glue injection, of varices. A prospectively maintained EUS database was retrospectively reviewed… CONTINUE READING