Sugiura Procedure

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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 [2]. However, because of its complexity and high postoperative morbidity and mortality, this procedure has not been widely accepted in Western countries