TITLE

Review: Somatostatin analogues reduce blood products used in acute bleeding esophageal varices but do not reduce mortality

AUTHOR(S)
Korula, Jacob
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research being done on the effectiveness of somatostatin in treating patients with suspected acute bleeding from esophageal varices. Reference to study by P.C. Gøtzsche; Sources of data; Results and conclusion.
ACCESSION #
8718546

 

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