Propranolol for prevention of recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with cirrhosis: a prospective study of factors associated with rebleeding.

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In a previous randomized trial, we demonstrated that propranolol prevented recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with cirrhosis. We have undertaken the present study in a new group of patients to ascertain the factors associated with rebleeding. Among 232 patients with cirrhosis admitted for gastrointestinal bleeding, 127 were included. They… (More)

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@article{Poynard1987PropranololFP, title={Propranolol for prevention of recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with cirrhosis: a prospective study of factors associated with rebleeding.}, author={Th. Poynard and Didier Lebrec and Patrick Hillon and Raymond B Sayegh and Jacques Raymond Bernuau and Sylvie Naveau and John C Chaput and Ci Klepping and Bernard Rueff and Jacqueline Benhamou}, journal={Hepatology}, year={1987}, volume={7 3}, pages={447-51} }