Transjugular Intrahepatic Porto-Systemic Stent-Shunt for Therapy of Bleeding Esophageal Varices Due to Extramedullary Hematopoiesis in Primary Myelofibrosis: A Case Report

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Phillip, Veit;Berger, Hermann;Straub, Melanie;Saugel, Bernd;Treiber, Matthias;Einwächter, Henrik;Schmid, Roland M.;Huber, Wolfgang;
(2016)
  • Publisher: S. Karger GmbH
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1159/000338949
  • Subject: Transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic stent-shunt;Myelofibrosis, primary;Esophageal varices;Portal hypertension;Hematopoiesis, extramedullary
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Background: Primary myelofibrosis belongs to the group of myeloproliferative syndromes. Extramedullary hematopoiesis in the liver can lead to portal hypertension. Patient and Methods: We report a case of a patient with life-threatening, endoscopically not treatable blee... View more
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