A prospective randomized trial from turkey comparing octreotide versus injection sclerotherapy in acute variceal bleeding


Sivri B. , OKSUZOGLU G., BAYRAKTAR Y. , KAYHAN B.

HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, cilt.47, ss.168-173, 2000 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 47 Konu: 31
  • Basım Tarihi: 2000
  • Dergi Adı: HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.168-173

Özet

BACKGROUNDS/AIMS: Bleeding from gastroesophageal varices continues to be a life threatening complication of chronic liver diseases and portal hypertension. The purpose of this randomized prospective study is to compare the efficacy of octreotide administration and emergency injection sclerotherapy for the control of actively bleeding esophageal varices and prevention of early rebleeding in patients with cirrhosis.