Treatment of gastric varices with partial splenic embolization in a patient with portal vein thrombosis and a myeloproliferative disorder

Robert Gianotti, Hearns Charles, Kenneth Hymes, Hersh Chandarana, Samuel Sigal

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Abstract

Therapeutic options for gastric variceal bleeding in the presence of extensive portal vein thrombosis associated with a myeloproliferative disorder are limited. We report a case of a young woman who presented with gastric variceal bleeding secondary to extensive splanchnic venous thrombosis due to a Janus kinase 2 mutation associated myeloproliferative disorder that was managed effectively with partial splenic embolization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)14495-14499
Number of pages5
JournalWorld Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume20
Issue number39
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 21 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Gastric varices
  • Janus kinase 2, portal hypertension
  • Myeloproliferative disorder
  • Partial splenic embolization
  • Portal vein thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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