TITLE

Endoscopic Ligation Compared with Sclerotherapy for the Treatment of Bleeding Esophageal Varices

AUTHOR(S)
Laine, Loren; El-Newihi, Hussein M.; Migikovsky, Barry; Sloane, Robin; Garcia, Francisco
PUB. DATE
July 1993
SOURCE
Annals of Internal Medicine;7/1/93, Vol. 119 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a study which compared the safety and efficacy of endoscopic ligation and sclerotherapy for the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices. Rate of recurrent varices and rebleeding in ligation and sclerotherapy; Health risk of endoscopic ligation; Discussion of the endoscopic examination of bleeding esophageal varices.
ACCESSION #
19883187

 

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