Liver

Sugiura Procedure

Q)   What is not true regarding Sugiura's procedure for Portal Hypertension

a)  It is a transesophageal variceal ligation
b) Splenectomy is done
c) Vagotomy
d) Pyloroplasty
Sugiura procedure is the nonshunting procedure for EV bleeding, which was first proposed by Sugiura and Futagawa in 1973 []. However, because of its complexity and high postoperative morbidity and mortality, this procedure has not been widely accepted in Western countries