Emergency and elective sclerotherapy of oesophageal varices.


Endoscopic injection sclerotherapy of oesophageal varices was performed in 71 patients: 50 with intrahepatic and 21 with extrahepatic block. In summary 330 procedures were done: 220 under general anaesthesia using the Negus rigid oesophagoscope and 110 with diazepam as premedication using a flexible, fibreoptic endoscope. Definitive control of variceal… (More)


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@article{Szczepanik1988EmergencyAE, title={Emergency and elective sclerotherapy of oesophageal varices.}, author={Andrzej Bogusław Szczepanik and Witold J. Rudowski}, journal={Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England}, year={1988}, volume={70 1}, pages={24-8} }