A Study of The Local Toxicity of Agents Used for Variceal Injection Sclerotherapy

@article{Robertson1989ASO,
  title={A Study of The Local Toxicity of Agents Used for Variceal Injection Sclerotherapy},
  author={Claudia Sue Robertson and Christopher Womack and Katie Robson and Danielle L Morris},
  journal={HPB Surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={1},
  pages={149 - 154}
}
Injection sclerotherapy is widely used in the treatment of oesophageal varices. However, few studies have compared the local toxicity of sclerosant agents which may be important if serious local complications are to be avoided. In this study the depth of injury caused by submucosal injection of increasing concentrations of sodium tetradecyl sulphate, polidocanol, 5% ethanolamine oleate and 5% varicosid in rabbits stomach, has been compared by histopathological examination. Macroscopic… CONTINUE READING

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