Meet the Experts: Management of gastric varices

 General hepatology

Stolz 2
Meet the Experts
14 April 2019 09:30 - 10:20

Questions for discussion:
  • All gastric varices deserve the same treatment?
  • Is there a role for ligation in the treatment of gastric varices?
  • Is there a need for surveillance of gastric varices in primary and secondary prophylaxis?
  • What is the role of HVPG in the diagnosis and management of gastric varices?
  • When is the best time for TIPS in gastric varices?
  • Cyanoacrylate or balloon-occluded retrograde obliteration (BRTO): what’s the best approach? Does EUS-guided therapy help in the management?