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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Saugel, B; Gaa, J; Phillip, V; Schmid, RM; Huber, W 
Title:
Splenic artery embolization in a woman with bleeding gastric varices and splenic vein thrombosis: a case report. 
Abstract:
ABSTRACT:Gastric variceal bleeding due to splenic vein thrombosis is a life-threatening situation and is often difficult to manage by endoscopy. In the worst cases, an emergency splenectomy may be required to stop variceal bleeding.We report the case of a 60-year-old Caucasian woman with bleeding gastric varices secondary to splenic vein thrombosis treated by splenic artery embolization. Successful embolization was performed by depositing coils into the splenic artery resulting in cessation of v...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Med Case Reports 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
Pages contribution:
247 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; ntgendiagnostik