Retrospective analysis of endoscopic injection sclerotherapy for rectal varices compared with band ligation

@inproceedings{Sato2010RetrospectiveAO,
  title={Retrospective analysis of endoscopic injection sclerotherapy for rectal varices compared with band ligation},
  author={Takahiro Sato and Katsu Yamazaki and Jun Akaike and Jouji Toyota and Yoshiyasu Karino and Takumi Ohmura},
  booktitle={Clinical and experimental gastroenterology},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The study's aim was to evaluate the efficacy of endoscopic injection sclerotherapy (EIS) compared with endoscopic band ligation (EBL) in treating rectal varices. METHODS Data from 34 consecutive patients who underwent endoscopic treatments for rectal varices were analyzed. The clinical outcomes, including complications, related to EIS or EBL retrospectively. RESULTS In 25 of the 34 patients, EIS was performed weekly 2-5 times (mean, 2.7), and the total amount of… CONTINUE READING

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