Management of variceal bleeding in patients with noncirrhotic portal vein thrombosis.

Abstract

Since 1971, 70 patients have been seen at Emory University Hospital with gastroesophageal varices secondary to extrahepatic portal vein thrombosis (PVT). Thirty-seven of these patients had had prior major operative therapy. In only three patients (8%) was shunt surgery successful, and there was a high incidence of rebleeding, other morbidity, and mortality… (More)

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@article{Warren1988ManagementOV, title={Management of variceal bleeding in patients with noncirrhotic portal vein thrombosis.}, author={W. Dean Warren and J. M. Henderson and William J. Millikan and John T. Galambos and F C Bryan}, journal={Annals of surgery}, year={1988}, volume={207 5}, pages={623-34} }