Bleeding Esophageal Varices treatments
Bleeding Esophageal Varices

Treatments could include:

  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Open injection sclerotherapy to esophageal varices (procedure)
  • Open operations on esophageal varices (procedure)
  • Insertion of transvenous intrahepatic portosystemic shunt(s) (TIPS) (includes venous access, hepatic and portal vein catheterization, portography with hemodynamic evaluation, intrahepatic tract formation/dilatation, stent placement and all associated imaging guidance and documentation)
  • Ligation, direct, esophageal varices
  • Liver Transplant
  • Devascularization
  • Sclerotherapy for Esophageal Varices
  • Ligation of Esophageal Varices
  • Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt
  • Splenorenal Shunt
  • Esophagoscopy for Injection of Esophageal Varices
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