Partial Splenic Embolization has Beneficial Effects for the Management of Gastroesophageal Variceal Hemorrhage

@inproceedings{Wang2016PartialSE,
  title={Partial Splenic Embolization has Beneficial Effects for the Management of Gastroesophageal Variceal Hemorrhage},
  author={Ping F. Wang and Ruibo Liu and Liquan Tong and Yangjing Zhang and Tongyun Yue and Haiquan Qiao and Feng Zhang and Xueying Sun},
  booktitle={Saudi journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Saudi Gastroenterology Association},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Partial splenic embolization (PSE) is used in the management of gastroesophageal variceal hemorrhage (GEVH). However, it is uncertain whether it has beneficial effects for GEVH patients in preventing variceal recurrence and variceal hemorrhage, as well as promoting overall survival (OS), when it is combined with conventional therapies… CONTINUE READING