Management of bleeding oesophageal varices.

  title={Management of bleeding oesophageal varices.},
  author={D. R. Triger},
  journal={British journal of hospital medicine},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={96, 99-101, 105}
  • D. R. Triger
  • Published 1986 in British journal of hospital medicine
Variceal haemorrhage has long been recognized as a serious complication of portal hypertension. The last few years have seen a considerable expansion in the techniques available for its control. This review examines these therapeutic options and their role in patient management.