TITLE

ESOPHAGEAL VARICEAL SCLEROTHERAPY OR BAND LIGATION: IS TWO BETTER THAN ONE?

AUTHOR(S)
Srinivasan, Radhika; Minocha, Anil; Johnson, David
PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug1997, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p1394
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on a study which compared the efficiency of endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL) or a combination of endoscopic sclerotherapy and EVL for treating esophageal varices. Association of esophageal varices with gastrointestinal hemorrhage; Contribution of liver diseases to the risk of bleeding from varices in all cirrhotic patients; Advantage of EVL over the combined therapy.
ACCESSION #
16133165

 

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