Endoscopic Band Ligation

A treatment for esophageal varices, in which synthetic bands are placed around actively bleeding vessels. Band ligation may be more effective than the widely accepted sclerotherapy used to obliterate varices
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Patient with malignant disease based on histopathology of endoscopic biopsy, peptic ulcer diseases, congenital strictures, stricture due to repetitively endoscopic band ligation and achalasia cardia were excluded.
Table-III: Comparison of efficacy of terlipressin v/s octreotide after endoscopic band ligation in prevention of early varicealrebleed (n=130).
Concurrent esophageal varices were treated with either endoscopic band ligation (EBL) or endoscopic sclerotherapy injection (EIS) determined by the operator.
At the beginning of this century, endoscopic band ligation also became widely used for treating duodenal DL [25].
(2012) Hemostatic efficacy and clinical outcome of endoscopic treatment of Dieulafoy's lesions: Comparison of endoscopic hemoclip placement and endoscopic band ligation. Gastrointest Endosc 75: 32-38.
In one small prospective, randomized trial of 26 patients, there were no detectable differences in the efficacy or the safety of endoscopic band ligation and endoscopic hemoclip placement in the management of bleeding gastric Dieulafoy's lesions [9].
Endoscopic band ligation in the treatment of portal hypertension.
(2) Primary prophylaxis with either nonselective beta-blockers or endoscopic band ligation may reduce the risk of variceal bleeding.
Endoscopic band ligation: Beyond prevention and management of gastroesophageal varices.
The treatment of choice is endoscopic band ligation. The purpose of this study was to see the outcome of endoscopic band ligation in controlling acute oesophageal variceal bleeding and the number of sessions required for complete eradication of varices.