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BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 13 June 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e3992
  1. David R Warriner, registrar12,
  2. Paul D Morris, registrar12,
  3. Mohamad Z Kanaan, senior house officer3,
  4. Michael C Collins, consultant4,
  5. Andy D Hopper, consultant3
  1. 1Department of Cardiology, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
  2. 2Department of Medical Physics, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK
  3. 3Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
  4. 4Department of Radiology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital
  1. d.r.warriner{at}

A 58 year old woman with haematemesis underwent an emergency endoscopy, during which a bleeding gastric varix was injected with 2 …

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