TITLE

VARICEAL HEMORRHAGE--TO BLOCK OR NOT TO BLOCK?

AUTHOR(S)
Carey, William F.; Johnson, David A.; Cattau, Edward
PUB. DATE
June 1990
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun1990, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p757
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a study on variceal hemorrhage. Methods applied in the study; Mortality rate from bleeding varices; Use of beta-blockade to reduce portal pressure via mechanisms that are quite complex and related not only to the cardiac effects of these drugs; Factors that influence the occurrence of variceal bleeding.
ACCESSION #
16067399

 

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