B-RTO for ectopic variceal bleeding after living donor liver transplantation.
Gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) is a serious gastroenterological complication after orthotropic liver transplantation, as well as living donor liver transplantation (LDLT). Although ectopic varices are rare causes of GIB, they may lead to life-threatening bleeding and it is difficult to diagnose them. We herein report a rare case of a jejunal variceal bleeding in a recipient five years after LDLT for primary sclerosing cholangitis with successful result by balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (B-RTO).
Kinjo, N; Kawanaka, H; Tomikawa, M; Taketomi, A; Soejima, Y; Yoshizumi, T; Yamaguchi, S; Yoshida, D; Maehara, Y
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