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Prophylactic endoscopic sclerotherapy in patients with liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, and esophageal varices.
Hepatogastroenterology. 1997 May-Jun; 44(15):625-36.H

Abstract

A major cause of death among patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension is bleeding from esophago varices. The reasons for variceal haemorrhage and which varices have a high risk of bleeding are discussed. In addition, the question as to whether prophylactic endoscopic sclerotherapy is a viable solution to prevent variceal haemorrhage.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Surgery and Medicine, Heinz-Kalk-Hospital, Bad Kissingen, Germany.No affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

9222663

Citation

Paquet, K J., and R Kuhn. "Prophylactic Endoscopic Sclerotherapy in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis, Portal Hypertension, and Esophageal Varices." Hepato-gastroenterology, vol. 44, no. 15, 1997, pp. 625-36.
Paquet KJ, Kuhn R. Prophylactic endoscopic sclerotherapy in patients with liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, and esophageal varices. Hepatogastroenterology. 1997;44(15):625-36.
Paquet, K. J., & Kuhn, R. (1997). Prophylactic endoscopic sclerotherapy in patients with liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, and esophageal varices. Hepato-gastroenterology, 44(15), 625-36.
Paquet KJ, Kuhn R. Prophylactic Endoscopic Sclerotherapy in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis, Portal Hypertension, and Esophageal Varices. Hepatogastroenterology. 1997 May-Jun;44(15):625-36. PubMed PMID: 9222663.
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