Surgical shunts are highly effective in the prevention of recurrence of bleeding from esophagogastric varices, but are associated with significant morbidity.
1Should the morbidity associated with surgical shunts be reduced, their role in the treatment of selected patients with portal hypertension and bleeding varices could be revisited.
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