Variceal bleeding: consensus meeting report from the Brazilian Society of Hepatology.

@article{Bittencourt2010VaricealBC,
  title={Variceal bleeding: consensus meeting report from the Brazilian Society of Hepatology.},
  author={Paulo R L Bittencourt and Alberto Queiroz Farias and Edna Strauss and Angelo Alves de Mattos},
  journal={Arquivos de gastroenterologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={202-16}
}
In the last decades, several improvements in the management of variceal bleeding have resulted in a significant decrease in morbidity and mortality of patients with cirrhosis and bleeding varices. Progress in the multidisciplinary approach to these patients has led to a better management of this disease by critical care physicians, hepatologists, gastroenterologists, endoscopists, radiologists and surgeons. In this respect, the Brazilian Society of Hepatology has, recently, sponsored a… CONTINUE READING