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Gastro-Esophageal Varices - Insertion of...

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Esophageal varices are dilated blood vessels within the wall of the esophagus. Patients with cirrhosis develop Portal Hypertension. When Portal Hypertension occurs, blood flow through the liver is...

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Gastroesophagic Varices - 66 - Year - Old...

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The patient was received from the other hospital with the Sengstaken-Blakemore tube. The image and the video clip show the status post use the Sengstaken-Blakemore tube, showing the aspect of the...

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Severe Variceal Bleeding - Source of Bleeding

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Acute variceal bleeding is a life-threatening complication in patients with portal hypertension. Although overall survival may be improving, mortality is still closely related to failure to control...

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Varices Of The Gastric Fundus - Endoscopy

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Fundus varices are observed in the maneuver of retroflexion, and the signs of recent bleeding are also observed. Gastric varices usually accompany esophageal varices, although they may occur alone....

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Large Gastric Varices (23 of 25)
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Large Gastric Varices (23 of 25)

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Post Procedure Chest Radiograph. In the thorax x-ray the mixture of histoacril with lipoidol is observed in the gastric bubble. Obtaining of this form the obliteración of varice that cause the bleed.

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Large Gastric Varices (22 of 25)
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Large Gastric Varices (22 of 25)

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The injector should have a Luer-lock metal fitting because, as Histoacryl is caustic to plastic and may crack a plastic hub.

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Banding of Esophageal Varices - View Through...

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As seen through the banding apparatus attached to the tip of the endoscope. Ligation therapy has been used for years as the treatment of hemorrhoids, and the technique was modified for the treatment...

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Hemorrhage Due Status Post Rubber Band Ligation...

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This image and the video show the third sclerotherapy applied on a large vein which presented with various red signs. Variceal appearance on endoscopy ("red signs") Red wale marks (longitudinal...

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Large Gastric Varices (1 of 4)

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This 72 year old female with a recurrent episode of bleeding from gastric varices. Seen on retroflexion are pendulous varices in the gastric cardia and fundus.

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Hemorrhage Due Status Post Rubber Band Ligation...

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Status post Minnesota tube insertion. Necrosis and ulceration are appreciated. Retroflexed view of the cardias.

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Hemorrhage Due Status Post Rubber Band Ligation...

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Endoscopy of Variceal Sclerotherapy Polydocanol 0.75% was used. Sclerotherapy injection of the bleeding area of the status post rubber band ligation.

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Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage - First...

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Esophageal varices are dilated blood vessels within the wall of the esophagus. Patients with cirrhosis develop Portal Hypertension. When Portal Hypertension occurs, blood flow through the liver is...

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Banding of Esophageal Varices - Retroflexed...

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This image shows status post variceal banding. The scope is retroflexed in the stomach to check for gastric varices, none are seen. The ulcer is seen at the gastric cardias. Because varices tend to...

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Gastric Varices (1 of 25)

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This 56 year-old lady with Esophagus-Gastric Varices. Hemostatic methods that use standard therapy for esophageal varices have not been found effective for gastric varices.

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Gastric Varices (3 of 25)

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Sarin’s classification of gastric varices Figure 1

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Endoscopic Variceal Ligation - 56 Years-Old...

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This endoscopic sequence displays more videos and images of variceal banding some video clips and images are appreciated using a magnifying endoscope. A 56 year-old female, 3 weeks previously was...

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Gastroesophagic Varices - 66 - Year - Old...

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Through the cardia, one ulcerated gastric varix is observed, which was the exact site of the bleeding.

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Gastric Varices Rosettes Formation (9 of...

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Next step is that to inject a mixture of histoacryl with with lipiodol (0.8 mL in 0.5 mL) will be injected intra-variceal

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Gastroesophagic Varices - 66 - Year - Old...

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This patient of 66 year-old male who has alcoholic hepatic cirrhosis had been hospitalized in a hospital of national insurance in San Salvador due to a massive bleeding of the upper digestive track...

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Large Gastric Varices (2 of 4)

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Ulcerated Gastric Varix. Primary gastric varices are said to be detected in 20% patients with portal hypertensions. The data suggests that gastric varices bleed less frequently (14%-16%) , but once...

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Hemorrhage Due Status Post Rubber Band Ligation...

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Frontal view of the cardias. There are some ulceration at this level due to a Minnesota tube.

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Banding of Esophageal Varices - Cardias...

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Cardias in retroflexed view, there are many varices with the red sign, meaning that a possible bleeding was near. The combination of endoscopic therapy with medical therapy is the initial approach...

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Upper Gastrointestinal Tract - Bleeding...

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Active pulsatile bleeding from a gastric fundic, varix was seen at endoscopy. Gastric Varices are much less common cause of variceal hemorrhage than esophageal ones; but are important to recognize...

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Gastric Varices (4 of 25)

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Sarin et al. defined four subtypes of gastric varices (Figure1) Gastro-Esophageal Varices (GOVs) are associated with esophageal varices along the lesser curve (type 1, GOV1), or along the fundus (type...

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Long Standing Alcohol Abuse - Radial Endosonography,...

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Radial Endosonography. The intraluminal varices are being compressed by the water-filled balloon, and are hardly visible on the endosonographic image. Varices are identified as multiple, well-circumscribed,...

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Hemorrhage After Ligation - Procedure of...

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Banding of esophageal varices. The varix is aspirated into the banding chamber, and a trip wire dislodges a rubber band carried on the banding chamber, ligating the entrapped varix. One to three bands...

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Banding of Esophageal Varices - Necrosis...

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Another image and video clip of the follow up endoscopy, some varices are seen with white color due to necrosis exerted by the bands.

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Endoscopic Variceal Ligation - Scars at...

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The image displays several scar with fibrin at the cardias. The portal venous system, formed by the confluence of the superior mesenteric vein and the splenic vein ( drains the stomach, the large and...

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Gastric Varices - Endoscopic Ablation With...

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The image and the video clips show the third shot of histoacryl. The dilution ratio increases if Lipiodol is used to flush the injector before injection. The rationale for diluting Histoacryl with...

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Banding of Esophageal Varices - Red Brillant...

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Red brillant varices of the cardias are appreciated at the lower portion of the esophagus. The proceeded to do the banding of these varices. It is important to notice that if we do not proceed aggressively...

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Acute Variceal Bleeding - Large Varices...

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Larges varices are seen with the red sign. 1) Variceal bleeding is a complex medical emergency with a high mortality rate. 2) In managing this condition, special care must be exerted in maintaining...

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Gastric Varices Rosettes Formation (2 of...

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Gastric Varices Rosettes formation The first upper endoscopy was practiced in an outpatient setting with signs of recent bleeding. Abundant bloody secretions were aspirated, and the patient was admitted...

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Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage - Endoscopic...

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Endoscopic Image of Esophageal Varices Sequences of images and videos of a case on esophageal varices. Esophageal varices the venous structures are tortuous in appearance. The best predictor...

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Gastric Varices Rosettes Formation (8 of...

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After to have washed and to have aspired abundant blood, the image was partially clarified and seen through the water and in a form of submarine swimming we managed to identify the varix and the probable...

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Gastric Varices Rosettes Formation (18 of...

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Retroflexed image observing the varix with its glue

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Severe Bleeding of the Upper Digestive System...

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Another image and video clip, in hindsight, this varix was the cause of bleeding after the ligation with bands. Note redness and edema slight bleeding, and the strangulation of the varix was adequate.

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Banding of Esophageal Varices - Two Ligated...

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Banding of esophageal varices. Two neighboring esophageal varices, which have been successfully banded. Note the improved view through the clear multi-banding apparatus. Note the raised mucosal bleb...

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Gastric Varices - Endoscopic Ablation With...

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Gastric varices (GV) occur in 20% of patients with portal hypertension. GV located in the fundus (FV) tend to cause serious bleeding and are reported to be less responsive to endoscopic treatment....

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Acute Variceal Bleeding - Banding of Esophageal...

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The video displays multiple varices that have been banding Mortality due to variceal bleeding secondary to portal hypertension has decreased significantly in the past 2 decades. Endoscopic therapy...

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Gastric Varices Rosettes Formation (19 of...

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Gastric varices have been increasingly recognized as a major cause of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with portal hypertension. Compared with esophageal variceal bleeding, hemorrhage caused by...

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Esophageal Varix - Banding of Bleeding Varix

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Immediately; a therapeutically approach was carry out with banding to the bleeding varix.

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Acute Variceal Bleeding - First Look at...

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Severe upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage due to esophageal varices. A 40 year-old, alcoholic male that has been drinking continuously for 3 months, a bottle of alcoholic beverage every day, came...

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Hemorrhage After Ligation - Banding of Esophageal...

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Endoscopy of Variceal Banding In this image and the video clip shows that the varices with the red spot were ligated.

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Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding - Washing...

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To localize the exact site some vigorous washing with water is performed, the next video clips were taken with the double channel therapeutical endoscope that perform a better suction of the blood.

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