Atlas of Gastroenterological Endoscopy
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Varical sclerotherapy
Varical sclerotherapy Sclerotherapy of bleeding esophageal varices is a very common treatment to achieve hemostasis. Injection of polidocanol (shown here) or polymerized HistoacrylŽ (in case of prominent cardial varices) obliterates the varix and prevents recurrent hemorrhage in a high percentage of cases.