Therapeutic effects of endoscopic variceal ligation combined with partial splenic embolization for portal hypertension.

@article{Xu2004TherapeuticEO,
  title={Therapeutic effects of endoscopic variceal ligation combined with partial splenic embolization for portal hypertension.},
  author={Rui-yun Xu and Bo Liu and Nan Lin},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 7},
  pages={1072-4}
}
AIM To evaluate the feasibility of a new strategy of endoscopic variceal ligation combined with partial splenic embolization (EVL-PSE) for patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension. METHODS From May 1999 to May 2002, 41 cases with cirrhosis and portal hypertension underwent EVL-PSE. Hemodynamics of the main portal vein (MPV), the left gastric vein… CONTINUE READING