A prospective randomized trial of sclerotherapy versus ligation in the elective treatment of bleeding esophageal varices.

@article{Baroncini1997APR,
  title={A prospective randomized trial of sclerotherapy versus ligation in the elective treatment of bleeding esophageal varices.},
  author={Davide Baroncini and G. L. Milandri and Daniele Borioni and Antonio Piemontese and Vincenzo Cennamo and Paola Billi and Pier Paolo Dal Monte and Nicola D'imperio},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={1997},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={235-40}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Endoscopic ligation (EVL) and endoscopic variceal sclerotherapy (EVS) are known to be equally effective in eradicating bleeding esophageal varices in patients with hepatic cirrhosis, but the long-term safety and efficacy of the two techniques have not been clearly established. The aim of this study was to determine the relative… CONTINUE READING