Interventions and outcomes of treatment of postbanding ulcer hemorrhage after endoscopic band ligation: a single-center case series.

@article{Tierney2013InterventionsAO,
  title={Interventions and outcomes of treatment of postbanding ulcer hemorrhage after endoscopic band ligation: a single-center case series.},
  author={Amber Celina Tierney and Bertha E. Toriz and Somia Z. Mian and Kyle E. Brown},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2013},
  volume={77 1},
  pages={
          136-140.e1
        }
}
B Acute variceal hemorrhage is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in cirrhotic patients.1 Endoscopic and ligation (EBL) is the preferred treatment for acute ariceal hemorrhage and is used for the primary and secndary prophylaxis of esophageal variceal bleeding.2-4 Complications after EBL occur in 2% to 23.7% of patients and include esophageal stricture formation, infection, and rebleeding caused by variceal hemorrhage or postbanding ulcers.2-7 The reported incidence of bleeding from… CONTINUE READING