E P Oberhammer

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From 1.1.1969 up to 1.11.1977, 640 patients with hemorrhage from gastro-oesopheal varices were managed by sclerotherapy of the oesophageal wall. In 90% this method succeeded in stopping hemorrhage or preventing a new bleeding during the next four months. Only 43 patients of the total number were treated because of impending hemorrhage under precise(More)
  • E Oberhammer
  • Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift für alle Gebiete der…
  • 1980
Drains commonly used in abdominal surgery are to a large extent either ineffective or damaging. A new drainage system, called Robinson after its inventor has demonstrated its efficacy in broad clinical use in general surgery. Particular features of note are an inseparable drain bag unit, a one-way valve eliminating reflux from the bag, a silicon drain which(More)
The results of therapy of portal hypertension with hemorrhage from gastroesophageal varices in childhood by shunt or vein ligation procedures are disappointing. While looking for a new type of treatment, we tested the injection of sclerosing agents into the esophagus wall. In this way, varices are not touched, the esophageal wall is strengthened, and the(More)
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