Emergent treatment of variceal bleeding in two infants

A. Park, W. Cwikiel

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Two infants with portal hypertension were treated on an emergency basis for life-threatening uncontrollable variceal bleeding. One 9-month-old girl had portal vein thrombosis, and the other 28-months-old girl had liver cirrhosis secondary to biliary atresia. Following percutaneous transhepatic embolization of the varices, successful bleeding control was achieved in both patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)951-954
Number of pages4
JournalActa Radiologica
Issue number8
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Bleeding
  • Embolization
  • Gastroesophageal varices
  • Infants
  • Portal hypertension
  • Portosystemic shunt

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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