Editor-in-Chief Ufuk Demirkılıç Frequency Quarterly Abbreviation Turk J Vasc Surg Publisher Turkish National Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society E-ISSN 2667-5080



Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery 2007 , Vol 16 , Issue 1
INFERIOR MESOCAVAL SHUNT FOR MASSIVE RECTAL BLEEDING IN PORTAL HYPERTENSION; CASE REPORT
Taner ORUĞ 1, Behlül BAYDAR1, Ali Eba DEMİRBAĞ 1, Gürel NEŞŞAR1
1Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi Gastroenteroloji Cerrahisi Kliniği, Ankara Isolated intractable massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding from anorectal varices is rarely seen in portal hypertension. In this case report we present a seventy two years old female who had chronic liver disease for seven years with massive anorectal variceal bleeding, failure of endoscopic treatment modalities and treated succesfully with the construction of inferior mesenterico caval shunt. This is the first case reported in Turkey. (Turkish J Vasc Surg 2007; 16(1):41-44) Keywords : Inferior mesenteric vein, inferior mesocaval shunt, portal hypertension
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