Clinical evaluation of endoscopic injection sclerotherapy using n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate for gastric variceal bleeding.

@article{Ogawa1999ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical evaluation of endoscopic injection sclerotherapy using n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate for gastric variceal bleeding.},
  author={Kenji Ogawa and Shin Ishikawa and Yoshihiko Naritaka and Takeshi Shimakawa and Yoshihisa Wagatsuma and Atsushi Katsube and Tetsuro Kajiwara},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={245-50}
}
BACKGROUND Emergency endoscopic injection sclerotherapy (EIS) has been applied to the initial treatment of gastric variceal bleeding and various methods have been attempted. METHODS Emergency EIS was performed on 38 patients with gastric variceal bleeding using either the ethanolamine oleate (EO) method or n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (Histoacryl) method and the outcome was compared. RESULTS Complete haemostasis was defined as continuous haemostasis lasting for 14 days or more. Complete… CONTINUE READING

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