May 1976

Transhepatic Variceal Sclerotherapy

Author Affiliations

From the departments of general surgery and radiology, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the Cleveland Clinic Education Foundation.

Arch Surg. 1976;111(5):609. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1976.01360230109024

• We attempted to control variceal hemorrhage, using transhepatic variceal sclerotherapy of a coronary varix. The procedure transiently controlled hemorrhage, but bleeding resumed from short gastric varices hours later.

(Arch Surg 111:609, 1976)