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Partial splenic embolization as a rescue and emergency treatment for portal hypertension and gastroesophageal variceal hemorrhage

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Pavel, Vlad ; Scharf, Gregor ; Mester, Patricia ; Krauss, Lea U. ; Gülow, Karsten ; Mehrl, Alexander ; Müller, Martina ; Schmid, Stephan
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 01 Jun 2023 10:19


Background Partial splenic embolization (PSE) is a non-surgical procedure which was initially used to treat hypersplenism. Furthermore, partial splenic embolization can be used for the treatment of different conditions, including gastroesophageal variceal hemorrhage. Here, we evaluated the safety and efficacy of emergency and non-emergency PSE in patients with gastroesophageal variceal ...


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