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Autor(en):
Phillip, Veit; Berger, Hermann; Straub, Melanie; Saugel, Bernd; Treiber, Matthias; Einwächter, Henrik; Schmid, Roland M.; Huber, Wolfgang 
Titel:
Transjugular Intrahepatic Porto-Systemic Stent-Shunt for Therapy of Bleeding Esophageal Varices Due to Extramedullary Hematopoiesis in Primary Myelofibrosis: A Case Report 
Abstract:
Background: Primary myelofibrosis belongs to the group of myeloproliferative syndromes. Extramedullary hematopoiesis in the liver can lead to portal hypertension. Patient and Methods: We report a case of a patient with life-threatening, endoscopically not treatable bleeding from esophageal varices due to extramedullary hematopoiesis of the liver that was successfully treated with placement of a transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic stent-shunt (TIPS). Results: Therapy of variceal bleeding by...    »
 
Stichworte:
Transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic stent-shunt; Myelofibrosis, primary; Esophageal varices; Portal hypertension; Hematopoiesis, extramedullary 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Onkologie 
Jahr:
2012 
Band / Volume:
35 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
368--371 
Verlag / Institution:
S. Karger GmbH 
Verlagsort:
Freiburg, Germany 
Print-ISSN:
1423-0240 
E-ISSN:
2296-5262 
Hinweise:
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