Oesophageal perforation after sclerotherapy for variceal haemorrhage.

  title={Oesophageal perforation after sclerotherapy for variceal haemorrhage.},
  author={Claes S{\"o}derlund and K. L. Wiechel},
  journal={Acta chirurgica Scandinavica},
  volume={149 5},
The significance of serious complications after endoscopic sclerotherapy is growing alone with the increasing popularity of this method. In a consecutive prospective series of 91 patients with massive haemorrhage from oesophageal varices, treated with fiberendoscopic injection sclerotherapy, four cases of oesophageal necrosis and rupture were encountered. 

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