injection sclerotherapy

injection sclerotherapy

Endoscopic sclerotherapy GI disease The intralesional administration of a sclerosant–eg, ethanolamine oleate, polidocanol with a vasoconstrictor–eg, epinephrine, to achieve hemostasis in Pts with bleeding ulcers, vascular malformation or esophageal varices. See Sclerosants. Cf Endoscopic ligation.
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Endoscopic injection sclerotherapy for bleeding varices in children with intrahepatic and extrahepatic portal venous obstruction: Benefit of injection tract embolisation.
Life-threatening hemorrhage: an unusual form of presentation of Crohn's disease treated with endoscopic injection sclerotherapy.
Tuckson said most colorectal surgeons no longer do injection sclerotherapy because of the risk associated with errant injections.
Transendoscopic gastroplasty; Stretta and EndoCinch Procedures; Fecal Occult Blood test, screening - positive; Fiberoptic endoscopy for the evaluation of swallowing; Gastric freezing for the treatment of active peptic ulcers; Gastrostomy/PEG tubes; Capsule Imaging Endoscopy/Wireless - Medicare LMRP; Injection Sclerotherapy for bleeding esophageal varices; Gastric Pacing; Liver Biopsy; Liver assist or support devices; Motility Disorders: Upper GI - Diagnosis/Evaluation; Transesophageal Endoscopic Procedures for Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD); Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt; Transplantation; Urea breath testing for H.
Between 1998 and 2007, 70 children who presented with bleeding oesophageal varices secondary to portal hypertension (41 with intrahepatic conditions and 29 with EHPVO) underwent injection sclerotherapy at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital.
Long term outcome after injection sclerotherapy for oesophageal varices in children with extra-hepatic portal hypertension.
Injection sclerotherapy is one of the primary methods for treating varicose veins, particularly for visible small to medium varicose veins, often known as spider and reticular veins, in the legs.
In many cases, StarPulse laser treatment appears to be an effective, comfortable alternative to injection sclerotherapy," said Gregory L.
Injection sclerotherapy was used as described previously.
Controlled Clinical Trial of Injection Sclerotherapy for Active Variceal Bleeding.
Asclera(TM) is a new FDA approved injection sclerotherapy treatment available to doctors for use on spider veins, both large and small, up to 3mm in diameter.
The unit is already recognised as a centre of excellence for injection sclerotherapy and it is giving support to Great Ormond Street and other units to set up a similar service in the UK.