Illustration of gastric varices after B-RTO. A. The gastric varices and gastrorenal shunt are thrombosed. B. The gastric varices are thrombosed, but a small region of the varices remains and the gastrorenal shunt are patent. These conditions may induce gradual regrowth of the varices.
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