Effect of propranolol and sclerotherapy in bleeding esophageal varices. A case report.Acta Chir Scand. 1984; 150(1):109-11.AC
Portal hypertension and variceal bleeding are discussed in relation to the history of a patient with primary biliary cirrhosis. Beta-blockade and sclerotherapy failed to prevent recurrent bleeding and a shunt operation had to be done. In this patient the portal venous pressure increased despite continuous propranolol administration.