Implications of a sclerotherapy program for the medical and surgical care of bleeding in portal hypertension.

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The results of endoscopic sclerotherapy are promising and, at first sight, this technique offers a relatively simple and widely available method of achieving definitive control and preventing rebleeding from the esophageal varices. While it is an attractive option to operation, there is a small but significant group of patients, both at initial presentation… (More)

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