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To tilfælde af svær variceblødning ved Brickerblærestomi

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Dagmar Lunden1, Johan Poulsen1 & Brian O. Kloster2 1) Urologisk Afdeling, Aalborg Universitetshospital 2) Karkirurgisk Forskningssektion, Regionshospitalet Viborg Ugeskr Læger 2014;176:V01140021
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Ugeskr Læger 2014;176:V01140021
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Two cases of severe variceal haemorrhage from an ileal conduit
Variceal haemorrhage from an ileal conduit is a rare but well-known complication to portal hypertension. Many treatments are described and a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is the treatment of choice if possible, because this addresses the underlying portal hypertension. We report two cases of haemorrhage from an ileal conduit, which illustrates that treatment must be individualized with attention to life expectancy, co-morbidities and degree of the portosystemic pressure gradient, but TIPS treatment has to be considered even if there is no history of liver disease.
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