Variceal Banding

Known as: Endoscopic Variceal Banding 
An endoscopic procedure in which an elastic ring is placed around an enlarged esophageal vein to cut off the blood flow through the vein. It is used… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Copyright © 2010 Massachusetts Medical Society. Variceal hemorrhage is a lethal complication of cirrhosis, particularly in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
beta-Blockers and endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL) have proven to be valuable methods in the prevention of variceal rebleeding… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
In this randomized controlled multicenter trial, we compared endoscopic variceal banding ligation (VBL) with propranolol (PPL… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In cirrhotic patients under pharmacologic treatment for portal hypertension, a reduction in hepatic venous pressure gradient… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients who have had one variceal bleed are at high risk of rebleeding. Since its introduction, endoscopic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS) may worsen liver function and decrease survival in some patients. The Child… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Both beta-blockers and endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL) have proven to be valuable alternatives to sclerotherapy in the… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND & AIMS Variceal bleeding is the most important complication of portal hypertension. However, the relationship between… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND/AIMS Endoscopic variceal ligation and endoscopic sclerotherapy are both recommended for the prevention of variceal… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Transjugular placement of an intrahepatic stent is a new technique to establish a portosystemic shunt for treatment of… (More)
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