Venography during endoscopic injection sclerotherapy of esophageal varices.

Abstract

Utilizing an equal mixture of 5% sodium morrhuate and 60% renografin, we studied four patients during a total of nine sessions of injection sclerotherapy of esophageal varices to determine radiographically the fate of injected sclerosant. Despite attempted intravariceal injections, 44% resulted in local and presumably paravariceal accumulation of contrast… (More)

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