Session 7 ‒ Prevention of Recurrent Variceal Haemorrhage (Secondary Prophylaxis)

  1. Roberto de Franchis MD Editor
  1. Didier Lebrec and
  2. Gregory V. Stiegmann

Published Online: 31 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760154.ch11

Portal Hypertension III: Proceedings of the Third Baverno International Consensus Workshop on Definitions, Methodology and Therapeutic Strategies

Portal Hypertension III: Proceedings of the Third Baverno International Consensus Workshop on Definitions, Methodology and Therapeutic Strategies

How to Cite

Lebrec, D. and Stiegmann, G. V. (2001) Session 7 ‒ Prevention of Recurrent Variceal Haemorrhage (Secondary Prophylaxis), in Portal Hypertension III: Proceedings of the Third Baverno International Consensus Workshop on Definitions, Methodology and Therapeutic Strategies (ed R. de Franchis), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760154.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Service Department of Internal Medicine, University of Milan, and lRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059188

Online ISBN: 9780470760154

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Keywords:

  • vasoactive drugs;
  • octreotide;
  • vapreotide;
  • vasopressin;
  • blood flow

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Beta-Blockers vs. Nonactive Treatments

  • Endoscopic Sclerotherapy vs. Nonactive Treatments

  • Beta-Blockers vs Endoscopic Sclerotherapy

  • Beta-Blockers vs Beta-Blockers Plus Nitrates

  • Endoscopic Sclerotherapy Combined with Beta-Blockers vs. Sclerotherapy or Beta-Blockade

  • Endoscopic Sclerotherapy vs. Combination of Beta-Blockers Plus Nitrates

  • Endoscopic Sclerotherapy vs. Shunt Surgery

  • Endoscopic Ligation vs. Endoscopic Sclerotherapy

  • Endoscopic Ligation Combined with Sclerotherapy (Synchronous) vs. Endoscopic Ligation

  • Endoscopic Ligation vs. Drug Therapy

  • Endoscopic Ligation vs. Beta-Blockers or vs. Combination of Beta-Blockers Plus Ligation

  • Endoscopic Therapy vs. Transjugular Intrahepatic Portal-Systemic Shunt (Tips)

  • Costs of Endoscopic vs. Tips or Drug Treatments

  • Summary