Last updated on January 2019

Primary Prophylaxis of Gastric Variceal Bleed


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Esophageal Varices
  • Age: Between 18 - 75 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Cirrhosis
  2. Patients with high risk gastric varices (GOV2 or IGV1)
  3. Presence of gastrorenal shunt

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Acute bleed or past history of bleed from gastric varices
  2. Previous treatment of gastric varices.
  3. Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension
  4. Contraindications to cyanoacrylate injection or BRTO
  5. Portal cavernoma
  6. Hepatorenal syndrome
  7. Proven malignancy including hepatocellular carcinoma
  8. End-stage renal disease under renal replacement therapy;
  9. Cardiorespiratory failure
  10. Pregnancy or patients not giving informed consent for endoscopic procedures

Recruitment Status: Open


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