Issues in gastrointestinal endoscopy: oesophageal varices: inject, band, medicate, or operate.

@article{Terblanche1992IssuesIG,
  title={Issues in gastrointestinal endoscopy: oesophageal varices: inject, band, medicate, or operate.},
  author={John Terblanche},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology. Supplement},
  year={1992},
  volume={192},
  pages={63-6}
}
  • John Terblanche
  • Published 1992 in
    Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology…
Injection sclerotherapy is the most widely used definitive treatment of acute variceal bleeding and is increasingly performed at the time of the first emergency endoscopy. Direct endoscopic ligation of varices by banding is a new technique under evaluation for both acute bleeding varices and long-term management. Repeated injection sclerotherapy is one of… CONTINUE READING