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La legatura elastica nel trattamento della emorragia da rottura di varici esofagee

@article{Modica2011LaLE,
  title={La legatura elastica nel trattamento della emorragia da rottura di varici esofagee},
  author={Giuseppe Modica and Carmelo Scium{\`e} and Girolamo Geraci and Chiara Lo Nigro and Antonio Sciuto and Enrico Arnone and Girolamo Geraci and Arnone Em and C LoNigro and Antonio Sciuto and Giuseppe Modica and Carmelo Scium{\`e}},
  journal={Il Giornale di chirurgia},
  year={2011},
  volume={32},
  pages={113-117}
}
INTRODUCTION Bleeding esophageal varices is the most serious complication of the portal hypertension, and the greater cause of dead (25% of the patients). The survival after esophageal varices bleeding depends in wide part from the swiftness and effectiveness of hemostasis and from the degree of functional liver reserve. Aim of our manuscript is to report our experience about hemostasis bleeding esophageal varices with endoscopic rubber band ligation. PATIENTS AND METHODS From January 1999 to… 
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Esophageal variceal ligation in the secondary prevention of variceal bleeding: Result of long term follow-up
TLDR
Band ligation was an effective technical approach for variceal obliteration with low rates ofvariceal recurrence, rebleeding and development of gastric varices, and it was associated with frequent development of portal hypertensive gastropathy.