In the eye of the needle: A reappraisal of endoscopic sclerotherapy

David A. Lieberman

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Endoscopic sclerotherapy is routinely used as treatment for bleeding esophageal varices. Recent controlled trials have evaluated the impact of sclerosis on short and long term survival after varices hemorrhage and compared sclerotherapy with shunt surgery. These studies are reviewed and the future of sclerotherapy discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)249-252
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of clinical gastroenterology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1988


  • Endoscopic sclerotherapy
  • Esophageal varices

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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