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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258348
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Among therapeutic endoscopic options for esophageal varices (EV), endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL) has proven more effectiveness and safety compared with endoscopic sclerotherapy and is currently considered as the first choice. In acute EV bleeding, vasoactive therapy (either...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258349
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Gastric varices occur in about 20% of patients with portal hypertension. Although bleeding from gastric varices occurs less frequently than from esophageal varices, it is usually more severe and more difficult to treat. There are multiple treatment options for bleeding gastric varices...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
...References References 1. Escorsell A, Bosch J: Pathophysiology of variceal rupture. (eds) Groszmann RJ, Bosch J: Portal Hypertension in the 21st Century Dordrecht, Kluwer Academics, 2004;155-166 2. Cestari R, Missale G, Burroughs AK, et al: Haemodynamic effect of triglycyl-lysine...
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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 16
Published: 07 May 2012
10.1159/000332119
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9830-9
... sepsis and hypercoagulable states have been postulated. Endoscopic management is highly successful in controlling acutevariceal bleeding and eradication of esophageal varices. At present the focus in EHPVO has gradually shifted to the management of long-term problems of bleeding from gastric and ectopic...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
...References References 1. Kind R, Guglielmi A, Rodella L, Lombardo F, Catalano F, Ruzzenente A, Borzellino G, Girlanda R, Leopardi F, Pratticò F, Cordiano C: Bucrylate treatment of bleeding gastric varices: 12 years’ experience. Endoscopy 2000;32:512-519 2. Fry LC, Neumann H, Olano C...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258346
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... in whom bipolar coagulation is performed [ 2 ]. Therefore, forceful co-aptation in this region should be avoided. Endoscopic band ligation is the preferred method to treat esophageal varices. However, banding can be used to treat other bleeding lesions such as hemorrhoids, Mallory-Weiss lesions...
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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 16
Published: 07 May 2012
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9830-9
..., Thapa BR, Rao KLN, Singh K: Etiological spectrum of esophageal varices due to portal hypertension in Indian children: is it different from the West?. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2008;23:1354-1357 4. El-hamid NA, Taylor RM, Marinello D, Mufti GJ, Patel R, Vergani GM, Davenport M, Dhawan A: Aetiology...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
..., et al: Prospective randomized trial of endoscopic sclerotherapy versus variceal band ligation for esophageal varices: influence on gastropathy, gastric varices and variceal recurrence. J Hepatol 1997;26:826-832 9. Merli M, Nicolini G, Angeloni S, et al: The natural history of portal hypertensive...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 34
Published: 07 October 2005
10.1159/000088605
EISBN: 978-3-318-01240-8
... markedvariation in the presence and severity of disease may be dueto modifier genes. Most cases are detected on routine screeningand only a small proportion present with variceal bleeding,ascites or persistent jaundice. Abnormalities of liver functiontests have a low sensitivity and specificity and the presence...