Severe Variceal Bleed – Do We Have Options Other Than Tips?

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  • Skill Levelintermediate
  • Lectures1 Video
  • Enrolled 80 students enrolled
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Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will learn:

  • A case of Acute variceal bleeding
  • Diagnosis and management
  • Challenges faced during management

What you'll learn

Acute variceal bleeding is a fatal complication in patients with liver cirrhosis accompanied by ascites or hepatic encephalopathy and is associated with a high mortality rate. read more »»

Nearly 50% of patients with newly diagnosed liver cirrhosis have accompanying varices; new varices are developed every year. The pre-existing varices worsen in 7% of patients, and first, bleeding occurs in 12% of patients each year. Alcohol consumption is a risk factor for variceal bleeding. Balloon tamponade, balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration, TIPS, and surgical treatment are some of the options for managing Severe Variceal bleed. Learn more in this expert speaker presentation on a case of Severe Variceal bleed and its treatment options other than TIPPs designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • People interested in exploring new technologies in Medicine

Instructor

Dr. Manash Saha

MBBS, MD, DNB (Radiodiagnosis)


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Dr. Manash Saha is a qualified Interventional Radiologist with vast experience. He is currently working as a Consultant at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata, offering a huge range of Interventional Procedures encompassing nearly all organ systems of the body which hitherto were unheard resulting in fast clinical recovery with minimum discomfort.Some of the procedures currently available in Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata.

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Instructor

Dr. Manash Saha

MBBS, MD, DNB (Radiodiagnosis)


4/5

Dr. Manash Saha is a qualified Interventional Radiologist with vast experience. He is currently working as a Consultant at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata, offering a huge range of Interventional Procedures encompassing nearly all organ systems of the body which hitherto were unheard resulting in fast clinical recovery with minimum discomfort.Some of the procedures currently available in Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata.

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Last Updated 12/2020

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