Results of endoscopic treatment of 39 patients with acute bleeding from varicose veins of the esophagus and cardia and of 46 patients as prophylaxis of bleeding recurrence are presented. Rate of primary hemostasis in acute bleeding was 92.3%. In 3 patients with bleeding from varicose veins of cardia endoscopic treatment was not effective. In prophylactic treatment rate of bleeding recurrence during 1 year was 15.2%. A 6 month--survival was 93.3%, it depended on functional group by Child. Endoscopic methods (sclerotherapy, ligation) are effective for arrest and prophylaxis of portal bleedings.
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 22 Oct 2002|
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