Jejunal varices after choledochojejunostomy treated with laparotomic transcatheter variceal embolization.

Abstract

Portal hypertension induces collateral shunt formation between the portal and systemic circulation, decompressing the elevated portal pressure. Ectopic varices outside of the gastroesophageal region, such as jejunal varices, are rare conditions. This report describes the successful embolization of ruptured jejunal varices resulting from an extrahepatic… (More)

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@article{Waguri2016JejunalVA, title={Jejunal varices after choledochojejunostomy treated with laparotomic transcatheter variceal embolization.}, author={Nobuo Waguri and Rie Azumi and Kazuhito Sugimura and Yoshihisa Arao and Shunzo Ikarashi and Norihiro Sakai and Masahiro Ogawa and Akihiko Osaki and Munehiro Sato and Tsuneo Aiba and Osamu Yoneyama and Koichi Furukawa and Kentarou Igarashi}, journal={Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai zasshi = The Japanese journal of gastro-enterology}, year={2016}, volume={113 11}, pages={1923-1931} }