|Hemorrhage from antral varices
The pictures of this
section all deal
with the same patient. They document
the time course of a recurrent hemorrhage from antral varices.
The varices are clearly visible below
the protruding mucosa running from the
antrum to the gastric body. They developed
secondary to ligation of esophageal
The same patient also presented with
antral varices show a high bleeding
activity. Again cherry red spots underline
a high general tendency of hemorrhage.
initially succeeds in stopping
Secondary to sclerotherapy
an ulcer has developed 4 days later.
Later on in the course of
time the hemorrhage
happens to reoccurr.
A second treatment using Histoacryl
injections is necessary. In the middle
of the picture a clot ist dripping from
the vessel, which secures intravasal
Long lasting cessation of bleeding is