Surgical and endovascular treatment of severe complications secondary to noncirrhotic portal hypertension: experience of 56 cases.

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BACKGROUND Major complications of noncirrhotic portal hypertension (NCPH) include bleeding esophagogastric varices, hypersplenism, ascites, and bowel ischemia under acute circumstances. The aim of this article is to determine the outcomes of surgical and endovascular treatments for severe complications from NCPH. METHODS From January 2000 to June 2011, 56… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.avsg.2012.05.027

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