Successful obliteration of bleeding duodenal varices by EUS-guided injection of N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate

Post written by Yusuke Hashimoto, MD, from the Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Japan. This case describes a 76-year-old woman with unresectable pancreatic head cancer who presented with hematemesis that was complicated by multinodular duodenal varices originating from a posterior lower pancreatic vein viewed on CT scan. Banding …

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