My friend has a cirrhosis problem. The ultrasound report shows splenic hilar varices and esophageal varices. But the doctor did the band ligation just on the esophageal varices. So how will the splenic varices will be treated?

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MBBS, FCPS, MCPS, Fellow of Gastroenterology | Lahore

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Dear send me Endoscopy’s report spleenic varices would be addressed pharmacologicaly


MBBS, FCPS( Medicine) | Lahore

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these spleenic varices usually don't bleed, by adding inderal or carvidea like drugs we can reduce the the liver pressure and size of varices can reduce,


This patients need liver transplant for complete resolution of his problem.
Either TIPS or LDLT both are valid options.

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