BRTOBalloon-Occluded Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration
BRTOBrown Towhee (bird species)
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In the present case, repeated episodes of GOV2-related bleeding, despite intravariceal N-butyl cyanoacrylate injections, warrant further interventions such as transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) or BRTO to prevent rebleeding.
3% and 27% after 1 year) and an increase in the risk for esophageal variceal bleeding after BRTO because of an increase in portal pressures (3).
Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO), a promising nonsurgical therapy for ectopic varices: a case report of successful treatment of duodenal varices by BRTO.