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Emergency sclerotherapy or band ligation combined with vasoactive drugs for bleeding esophageal varices in cirrhosis

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the efficacy as well as adverse events of emergency sclerotherapy (or band ligation) combined with pharmacological treatments versus sclerotherapy (or band ligation) alone or vasoactive drugs alone for acute variceal bleeding in cirrhotic patients based on the results of randomised clinical trials (RCTs).