Injection sclerotherapy for variceal bleeding in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: cyanoacrylate versus sodium tetradecyl sulphate.

@article{Sung1998InjectionSF,
  title={Injection sclerotherapy for variceal bleeding in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: cyanoacrylate versus sodium tetradecyl sulphate.},
  author={Joseph J. Y. Sung and W Yeo and Roamy Suen and Yuk Tong Lee and Sydney S. C. Chung and Francis Chan and Philip James Johnson},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={1998},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={235-9}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with hepatocellular carcinoma complicated by variceal bleeding have a very limited life span. Recurrent bleeding after endoscopic injection sclerotherapy is common. Our aim was to compare the efficacy of endoscopic injection of cyanoacrylate versus sodium tetradecyl sulphate in the control of variceal bleeding in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. METHODS Patients known to be suffering from inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma who presented with upper gastrointestinal… CONTINUE READING

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