Successful treatment with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) of recurrent massive rectal bleeding due to portal hypertension: Case report


Yesilkaya Y., Cil B., PEYNİRCİOĞLU B. , ŞİMŞEK H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.24, no.4, pp.363-366, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.4318/tjg.2013.0612
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.363-366

Abstract

Bleeding from anorectal varices can be massive and life-threatening. Punctual separation between hemorrhoids and anorectal varices is important. Numerous treatment options are available for management of bleeding anorectal varices, but none of them has demonstrated definitive efficacy. We report a case of successful transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt in controlling massive recurrent rectal variceal bleeding in an elderly male patient.