Tamponade and injection sclerotherapy in the management of bleeding oesophageal varices.

Abstract

One hundred patients with bleeding oesophageal varices were randomized into two treatment groups after resuscitation. One group was managed by tamponade only (group 1); the other group (group 2) was treated by endoscopic injection of oesophageal varices. The patients in group 2 were further subdivided into 25 patients (group 2a), who had tamponade applied… (More)

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