TITLE

2007 - Review: Primary prophylaxis with banding ligation or beta-blockers does not differ for mortality in esophageal varices

AUTHOR(S)
Korula, Jacob
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;5/20/2008, Vol. 148 Issue 3, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a case study that was conducted to compare the effects of primary prophylaxis with banding ligation (BL) and �-blockers in patients with esophageal varices and no previous history of bleeding. The study found that BL and �-blockers did not differ for all-cause mortality or bleeding-related mortality.
ACCESSION #
33742503

 

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