Invited commentary

  title={Invited commentary},
  author={Choichi Sugawa},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
This is a case report of a patient who developed fundic perforation after receiving 19 ml of 1% sodium tetradecyl sulfate injection. It was fortunate that this patient survived surgery. Her operative risk is not clearly defined since the cause of gastric varices and the status of the liver were not described in this article. Chester et al. [112 reported gastric necrosis after injection with a total of 12 ml 5% ethanolamine oleate (a common sclerosant to treat esophageal varices) to stop… CONTINUE READING