[Diagnostic and therapeutic measures in acute catastrophic bleeding esophageal varices].

Abstract

Principles of management of bleeding esophageal varices are 1. fluid therapy of bleeding shock, 2. prevention of hepatic coma, 3. emergency endoscopy, 4. balloon tubes (Senkstaken-Blakemore, Linton-Nachlas), and 5. with some restriction, selective infusion of vasopressin into the a. mesenterica superior. If these procedures fail, sclerosing of esophageal… (More)

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