Comparing Two Methods to Stop Vomiting of Blood Using the Endoscope

2010-07-15 17:00:00 | BioPortfolio


Band ligation and injection sclerotherapy are two modalities of treatment that are applied using the endoscope. The purpose of this study is to determine which of two methods is better for controlling bleeding from the upper gut.


The use of band ligation for endoscopy during the attack of hematemesis is a novel practice as opposed to injection sclerotherapy.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment




Endoscopic control of hematemesis


Hematemesis unit, Alexandria Main University Hospital, Azarita




Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400

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Vomiting of blood that is either fresh bright red, or older "coffee-ground" in character. It generally indicates bleeding of the UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.

A condition characterized by mucosal tears at the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION, sometimes with HEMATEMESIS. Typically it is caused by forceful bouts of retching or VOMITING.

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