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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The splenic vein was divided between two vascular clamps after a silk ligature was placed near the confluence with superior mesenteric vein and large clip behind the ligature to reduce slpenorenal formation within the portal vein with oversewing the portal end stump of the splenic vein using running prolene [ Figures 12 and 13 ]. However, because most surgeons find Linton’s shunt procedure technically difficult, we felt that a simpler technique was needed.

Curr Surg Tech ;1: The movement of people from endemic zones with unplanned dam establishment and xhunt projects led to newer endemic foci appearance. A tube in your vein IV that will carry fluid and medicine into your bloodstream A catheter in your bladder to drain urine An NG tube nasogastric that goes through your nose into your stomach to remove gas and fluids A pump with a button you can press when you need pain medicine As you are spldnorenal to eat and drink, you will be given liquids and food.

Rebleeding within first 5 days was regarded as treatment failure, while rebleeding up to 6 weeks considered as secondary prophylaxis failure[ ].

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Distal splenorenal shunt procedure

Then the splenic vein is dissected initially along its inferior and posterior edge cleared from peritoneum in pancreatic bed and continued medially toward its confluence with superior mesenteric vein until sufficient length was available for coming down to anastomose with left renal vein without kinking [Figure 9].

Given the early occlusion rate and need for constant surveillance, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunting should shung reserved for patients with Child C classification cirrhosis with chronic hemorrhage or intractable ascites or as an emergency procedure for patients with uncontrollable bleeding using endoscopic therapy.

Half of the patients Group I underwent Linton’s conventional technique of splenorenal shunt; the other half Group II underwent a newly devised, simplified shunt technique.

Variceal Bleeding Study Group. The human body contains several fusion fasciae, such as the fusion fascia of Treitz at the head of the pancreas and the fusion fascia of Toldt along the body and tail of the pancreas 11 Figs.

The medial stump of the splenic vein oversewed by running prolene. Recurrent variceal bleeding and hepatic encephalopathy occurred in 5 6. Group I consisted of 6 male and 4 female patients with a mean age of Gastroenterol Clin Biol ; In the present review, we will discuss hepatosplenic schistosomiasis and oesophagogastric varices pathophysiology and review the current surgical outcomes of distal splenorenal shunt or liver transplantation in schistosomal refractory variceal bleeding.

Immunopathogenesis of human schistosomiasis.

While coagulopathy can be corrected by fresh frozen plasma and vitamin K[ 616274 – 77 ]. Inside the human body, schistosomula, enter the vasculature of the host, then migrate to the lungs and remain there for several days before travelling to the liver.

The oesophagogastroduodenoscopy OGD can demonstrate esophagogastric varices [Figure 4]. A selective approach to preexisting portal vein thrombosis in patients undergoing liver transplantation. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol ; Recently liver transplantation becomes successful because of improvement in surgical techniques, organ preservation, immunosuppression and critical care which means potential recipients is rising in number, with shint graft reduction in many countries.

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Distal splenorenal shunt procedure – Wikipedia

For the patient with relative preservation of hepatic function and minimal ascites, selective portosystemic shunting still should be considered distall the management of variceal bleeding when pharmacological therapy and sclerotherapy have failed. Also, it assesses the underlying periportal fibrosis severity by measuring the portal tract thickness in which reflects the hemodynamic changes and provides a good estimate clinical status of patients with periportal fibrosis which graded ehunt I-III as follow: Sign dietal to save your search Sign in to your personal account.

As a guard against such an eventuality, resection of the tail end of the pancreas is sometimes performed in conjunction with the conventional procedure. Development and validation of a ‘tablet pole’ for the administration of praziquantel in sub-Saharan Africa. Does the Warren shunt correct hypersplenism? We are grateful to Dr. The Emory prospective randomized trial: We believe that the simplified splenorenal shunt technique described here can eliminate all of these adverse postoperative consequences.

Portal hypertension in schistosomiasis: The distal splenorenal shunt DSRS procedure developed by Warren et al shung in fulfills these criteria. Computed tomography scan and magnetic resonance imaging MRI diagnosed oesophageal varices by a good visualization of the portal venous system.