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Year : 1998  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27-30

Esophagogastric devascularisation through abdominal route for bleeding varices in an infant.


Lecturer, Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Christian Medical College,Ludhiana-141008

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YK Sarin
Lecturer, Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Christian Medical College,Ludhiana-141008

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ABSTRACT: Although conservation is the hallmark of treatment of bleeding varices due to portal hypertension in children, an occasional patient with life-threatening hemorrhage will need surgical intervention. Non shunting devascularisation procedure as described Sugiura or a modification thereof, would be ideal in handling such difficult situations. A 10 month old male infant who successfully underwent esophagogastric devascularisation through abdominal route is reported.






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