Retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric varices associated with large collateral veins or a large gastrorenal shunt.

@article{Sugimori2005RetrogradeTO,
  title={Retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric varices associated with large collateral veins or a large gastrorenal shunt.},
  author={Kazuya Sugimori and Manabu Morimoto and Kazuhito Shirato and Atsushi Kokawa and Naohiko Tomita and Kazushi Numata and Toshifumi Saito and Katsuaki Tanaka},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2005},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          113-8
        }
}
Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of gastric varices by a microcatheter insertion method was performed in eight patients with large collateral veins or a large gastrorenal shunt. A 3-F microcatheter was selectively inserted into the gastric varices through a 6-F balloon catheter wedged in the left adrenal vein. Selective venography of the gastric varices and injection of the sclerosing agent, a mixture of 10% ethanolamine oleate and iopamidol, through the microcatheter system… CONTINUE READING

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