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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 4305
Country/Territory United States
Received
2013-06-26 10:28
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2013-06-26 16:08
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2013-08-08 11:13
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2013-08-08 17:52
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2013-09-16 17:38
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2013-09-17 06:39
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2013-11-04 09:44
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2013-11-18 10:59
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Website http://www.wjgnet.com
Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Case Report
Article Title Massive upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage due to invasive hepatocellular carcinoma and hepato-gastric fistula
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Hari Sayana, Osama Yousef and Wendell K Clarkston
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Corresponding author Hari Sayana, MD, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2301 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64108-2640, United States. sayana_h@yahoo.com
Keywords Hepatocellular carcinoma; Hepatogastric fistula; Fistula; Upper gastrointestinal bleeding
Core Tip Gastrointestinal bleeding is a common complication of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, HCC leading to Hepatogastric fistula presenting as massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding is uncommon. Here we report a case of HCC with direct invasion of the stomach leading to massive gastrointestinal bleeding. Patient was managed with selective arterial angiogram and coil embolization to control bleeding. HCC with local metastasis to adjacent structures such gastrointestinal tract carries poor prognosis. With increasing incidence of HCC and recent improvements in the treatment of advanced HCC, this condition may become more common and awareness among clinicians should help consider this condition in the differential diagnosis and prompt management.
Publish Date 2013-11-18 10:59
Citation Sayana H, Yousef O, Clarkston WK. Massive upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage due to invasive hepatocellular carcinoma and hepato-gastric fistula. World J Gastroenterol 2013; 19(42): 7472-7475
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v19/i42/7472.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v19.i42.7472
Full Article (PDF) WJG-19-7472.pdf
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