Two Japanese women with a solitary gastric varix were successfully and easily treated by obliterating the gastro-renal shunt with a balloon catheter in a transjugular venous approach without any major complications. The transjugular obliteration was thus found to be a bloodless and useful method for the treatment of a solitary gastric varix with a gastro-renal shunt.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 1996|
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