Bleeding duodenal: Varices treatment by TIPS and transcatheter embolization

Jorge E. Lopera, Blain Arthurs, Christian Scheuerman, Charles Sandoz, Scott Petersosn, Wildriodo Castaneda-Zuniga

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We describe our clinical experience in 4 patients with portal hypertension who presented with bleeding mesenteric varices originating from the superior mesenteric vein with retrograde filling of collaterals draining into the inferior vena cava. The clinical presentation, imaging findings, and potential therapeutic management are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)431-434
Number of pages4
JournalCardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2008


  • Embolization
  • Mesenteric varices
  • Portal hypertension
  • Superior mesenteric vein
  • TIPS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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