Surgical outcomes of distal splenorenal shunt or liver transplantation in treatment of schistosomal refractory variceal bleeding. Wael Mohialddin Ahmed Doush1. the distal splenorenal shunt (dsrs) is a surgical procedure during which the vein from the spleen (called the splenic vein) is detached from the portal vein and. the distal splenorenal shunt (dsrs) procedure provides good long-term control of bleeding in many people with portal hypertension. dsrs controls bleeding in.

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Although recanalization of the portal vein may occur during several months, complete or partial thrombosis of the portal vein adds complexity to a subsequent liver transplantation. Selective trans-splenic decompression of gastroesophageal varices by distal splenorenal shunt.

Twenty-five percent to fifty percent of patients with variceal bleeding have infections like spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, urinary tract infections and pneumonia. Distal splenorenal shunt for management of variceal bleeding in patients with schistosomal hepatic fibrosis. Upper digestive bleeding in cirrhosis. Complications of portal hypertension in adults: An optimal segment of the splenic vein is easily isolated and approximated to the left renal vein for the next step, which is to construct a tension-free, end-to-side splenorenal anastomosis Fig.

The Linton splenorenal shunt in the management of the bleeding complications of portal hypertension. Spatial distribution of schistosomiasis and treatment needs in sub-Saharan Africa: The leading cause of death is recurrent variceal bleeding associated with a distall liver function.


Distal splenorenal shunt: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Intestinal schistosomiasis following orthotopic liver eistal This impingement is possible because of an appreciable decrease in the venous pressure within the anastomosis after the shunt has been opened.

Portal hypertension, size of esophageal varices, and risk of gastrointestinal bleeding in alcoholic cirrhosis. Whereas liver transplantation offers the best long-term solution to portal hypertension, end-stage liver failure may not develop for many years in many patients after their first bleeding episode.

Within 12 h of hospital admission OGD performed to identify the source of bleeding and allowing hemostatic treatment done on an empty stomach through nasogastric tube lavage or i. Selective shunt in the management of variceal bleeding in the era of liver transplantation. Three of these 5 patients have subsequently required OLT.

A Simplified Technique of Performing Splenorenal Shunt (Omar’s Technique)

The segment of the splenic vein lying on the posterior aspect of the pancreas is then dissected. The distal splenorenal shunt DSRS procedure developed by Warren et al 13 in fulfills these criteria. Primary prevention of variceal bleeding first episode needs the follow-up of variceal size by the following point[ 6162 ]:. Propranolol reduces variceal pressure and wall tension in schistosomiasis presinusoidal portal hypertension.

The treatment of portal hypertension: Digital subtraction angiography Cerebral angiography Aortography Fluorescein angiography Radionuclide angiography Magnetic resonance angiography. Intravascular ultrasound Carotid ultrasonography.

Preliminary report of a prospective, randomized trial”. Portosystemic encephalopathy after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt: Schistosoma mansoni infection and liver graft.

See all authors and affiliations. Duplex hemodynamic evaluation of hepatosplenic mansoni schistosomiasis. Cooley, from the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas, for his valuable advice and guidance in the preparation of this splenorena.


No patient died after either operation. However, because most surgeons find Distql shunt procedure technically difficult, we felt that a simpler technique was needed. Hepatitis C disease assumed increasing importance in later years and undoubtedly contributed to cirrhosis in patients with cryptogenic or alcoholic liver disease before serologic markers became routinely available.

The factors affecting risk of recurrent variceal bleeding. Two-year outcome following transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for variceal bleeding: Two patients in each group experienced postoperative complications, including basal atelectasis, basal pneumonitis, subphrenic fluid collection, and wound infection. Surgical shunts and TIPS for variceal decompression in the s.

Distal splenorenal shunt procedure

Recurrent variceal bleeding despite endoscopic and medical therapy. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. DSRS is typically done with splenopancreatic and gastric disconnection ligation of the gastric veins and pancreatic veins that drain into the portal vein and complete detachment of the splenic vein from the portal venous systemas it improves the outcome.

If bleeding persists TIPS or surgical shunt creation must be performed as a rescue therapy and second-line treatment[ 6194 ].