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Management of oesophageal varices.

Dagher, L; Patch, D; Burroughs, A; (2000) Management of oesophageal varices. Hosp Med , 61 (10) pp. 711-717.

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Abstract

Beta-blockers are the treatment of choice to prevent the first episode of variceal bleeding and further rebleeding episodes. In acute bleeding all patients should receive pharmacological treatment with vasoconstrictors and endoscopic treatment. Failure of therapy should lead to consideration of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunting.

Type: Article
Title: Management of oesophageal varices.
Location: ENGLAND
Keywords: Adrenergic beta-Antagonists, Anti-Bacterial Agents, Clinical Protocols, Esophageal and Gastric Varices, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Humans, Ligation, Octreotide, Portasystemic Shunt, Transjugular Intrahepatic, Sclerotherapy, Somatostatin, Vasopressins
UCL classification: UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Medicine (Division of)
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/24143
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