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The treatment of acute variceal bleeding.
J Clin Gastroenterol. 2007 Nov-Dec; 41 Suppl 3:S312-7.JC

Abstract

Bleeding from gastroesophageal varices is a frequent and often deadly complication of cirrhosis. Although mortality from an episode of variceal bleeding has decreased in the last 2 decades it is still around 20%. This paper reviews the most recent advancements in the general management and hemostatic treatments of acute variceal bleeding.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Hepatic Hemodynamic Laboratory, Liver Unit, Institut Malalties Digestives i Metabóliques, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. jgon@clinic.ub.esNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

17975482

Citation

Abraldes, Juan G., and Jaime Bosch. "The Treatment of Acute Variceal Bleeding." Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, vol. 41 Suppl 3, 2007, pp. S312-7.
Abraldes JG, Bosch J. The treatment of acute variceal bleeding. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2007;41 Suppl 3:S312-7.
Abraldes, J. G., & Bosch, J. (2007). The treatment of acute variceal bleeding. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 41 Suppl 3, S312-7.
Abraldes JG, Bosch J. The Treatment of Acute Variceal Bleeding. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2007 Nov-Dec;41 Suppl 3:S312-7. PubMed PMID: 17975482.
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