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Bleeding duodenal varices: Diagnosis and treatment by percutaneous portography and transcatheter embolization


The authors present a case of massive bleeding from duodenal varices documented by selective portography and successfully controlled by percutaneous embolization.

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Menu, Y., Gayet, B. & Nahum, H. Bleeding duodenal varices: Diagnosis and treatment by percutaneous portography and transcatheter embolization. Gastrointest Radiol 12, 111–113 (1987).

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Key words

  • Duodenum, varices
  • Portal hypertension, angiography