Sengstaken-Blakemore tube - keep scissors by the bedside. Helps to stop bleeding from lower part of esophagus r/t esophageal varieces

Sengstaken-Blakemore tube - keep scissors by the bedside. Helps to stop bleeding from lower part of esophagus r/t esophageal varieces

Bleeding Esophageal Varices . Hemorrhage from esophageal varices is a severe complication of cirrhosis with portal hypertension. After band ligation, the patient's condition stabilized, with no further bleeding.

Bleeding Esophageal Varices . Hemorrhage from esophageal varices is a severe complication of cirrhosis with portal hypertension. After band ligation, the patient's condition stabilized, with no further bleeding.

Algorithm of the current management of acute bleeding from ruptured esophageal varices. *Self-expandable esophageal metallic stent may represent an alternative to balloon tamponade in this situation. **Preferably TIPS with PTFE-covered stents (from reference [2], with permission).

Algorithm of the current management of acute bleeding from ruptured esophageal varices. *Self-expandable esophageal metallic stent may represent an alternative to balloon tamponade in this situation. **Preferably TIPS with PTFE-covered stents (from reference [2], with permission).

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