Long-term outcome after sclerotherapy with or without a beta-blocker for variceal bleeding in children


Sokucu S., Suoglu O., Elkabes B., Saner G.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, cilt.45, sa.4, ss.388-394, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 45 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.2003.01743.x
  • Dergi Adı: PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.388-394

Özet

Background : Esophageal variceal bleedingis a life-threatening complication of portal hypertension. Optimal treatmentfor the prophylaxis of variceal rebleeding in children has not yetbeen determined. In the present study, we aimed to compare the long-termefficacy of endoscopic sclerotherapy with or without oral beta-blockertherapy in the secondary prophylaxis of variceal bleeding.