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Table 1 Main characteristics of the 47 patients

From: Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration for gastric varices: the relationship between the clinical outcome and gastrorenal shunt occlusion

Sex (M/F) 30/17
Age (mean) 45 - 79 (61)
Cause of liver disease, no. (%)  
Postviral 28 (60)
Alcoholic 17 (36)
Autoimmune hepatitis 1 (1)
Extra hepatic portal vein stenosis post surgery 1 (1)
Child-Pugh class, no. (%)  
A 28 (60)
B 18 (38)
C 1 (2)
Previous gastic variceal bleeding, no. (%)  
Present 7 (15)
Absent 40 (85)
Sarin's classification  
GOV-1 8 (17)
GOV-2 20 (43)
IGV-1 19 (40)