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CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 23, Issue 5, pp 400–402 | Cite as

Portal Hypertension Secondary to Spontaneous Arterio-Portal Venous Fistulas: Transcatheter Arterial Embolization with n-Butyl Cyanoacrylate and Microcoils

  • Takuji Yamagami
  • Toshiyuki Nakamura
  • Tsunehiko Nishimura
Case Report

Abstract

We report a 73-year-old man with recurrent variceal bleeding due to portal hypertension caused by multiple intrahepatic arterio-portal venous fistulas, which were successfully occluded by embolization with n-butyl cyanoacrylate and micro-coils.

Key words: Hepatic arteries, therapeutic blockade—Hypertension, portal—Shunts, arterioportal 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takuji Yamagami
    • 1
  • Toshiyuki Nakamura
    • 1
  • Tsunehiko Nishimura
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-chyo, Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, Kamigyo-Ku, Kyoto, 602-0841Japan

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