Nadolol and isosorbide prevented recurrent variceal bleeding better than did endoscopic ligation in cirrhosis
- Should Nitrates Be Used With Beta Blockers to Prevent Variceal Bleeding? Zalepuga, Rimantas; Herrera, Jorge L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct2000, Vol. 95 Issue 10, p2982
Discusses research being done on the therapeutic use of nadolol with or without isosorbide mononitrate for primary prophylaxis of variceal bleeding in cirrhosis. Reference to a study by C. Merkel, R. Marin, D. Sacerdoti et al., published in the 2000 issue of the "Hepatology"; Methodology used;...
- Nadolol/propranolol. // Reactions Weekly;2/20/2010, Issue 1289, p31
The article describes the case of five patient who acquired hypoglycaemic syncope while undergoing treatment with either nadolol or propranolol.
- Carvedilol: the Î²-blocker of choice for portal hypertension? Bosch, Jaime // Gut;Nov2013, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p1529
The article focuses on Carvedilol, beta blocker drug, that can be used for treatment of portal hypertension. It mentions that Carvedilol has more effect of decreasing hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) as compared to non selective beta-adrenergic blockers propranolol and nadolol. It...
- Nadolol abuse. // Reactions Weekly;8/9/2008, Issue 1214, p24
The article describes the case of a man who was abusing nadolol as an anxiolytic agent. He was diagnosed with anxiety and different phobias. He started receiving nadolol for adrenergic ventricular tachycardia and had experienced recurrent palpitations whenever he tried stopping the drug. He was...
- New device stops bleeding faster. // FDA Consumer;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p2
Reports that the Vasoseal Vascular Hemostasis Device has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration. How device stops bleeding in angioplasty procedures; When the device was approved; How the device is used.
- A memorable patient. Till, Kenneth // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/9/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7006, p681
Presents the author's recollection of using gauze to stop the bleeding of a patient on whose unprotected head had fallen a brick from a great height. Patient condition; Bleeding of the patient on removing the depressed bone; Recollection of George Grey Turner's recommendation for controlling...
- Warfarin-based genotyping not cost effective for most patients. // Hem/Onc Today;3/10/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p32
The article discusses research on the degree to which pharmacogenetic-guided dosing of warfarin improved risk for major bleeding compared to standard induction treatment with warfarin, published in the 2009 issue of the "Annals of Internal Medicine."
- Prevention of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Peterson, Walter L. // New England Journal of Medicine;2/10/94, Vol. 330 Issue 6, p428
Editorial. Comments on an article by Jensen and his colleagues in the February 10, 1994 issue of the `New England Journal of Medicine.' Evidence that long-term maintenance therapy with histamine H2-receptor antagonists significantly reduces the incidence of recurrent bleeding in patients who...
- 155-15. RESTART WARFARIN IN PATIENT WITH GI BLEEDING? // Cortlandt Forum;01/25/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p92
Answers a question about restarting warfarin therapy in an elderly black man who had experienced episodes of acute lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. Success of previous anticoagulation with Coumadin; Risk of stroke in atrial fibrillation; Common reasons for not giving Coumadin in patients...