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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All but one of the women had spider or varicose veins of long-term duration, and six had previously undergone injection sclerotherapy for their leg telangiectasias.
Endoscopic treatments are injection sclerotherapy and esophageal variceal band ligation.
Giving details of other procedures performed in the unit he said that it included 551 Band Ligation, 72 Injection Sclerotherapy, 55 PEG Placements, 38 dilatations, 23 esophageal Metallic Stent placements, 940 colonoscopies, one hundred twenty four polypectomies besides placing plastic stents and managing CBD stones.
Recent reports indicate that esophageal varices in childhood are well controlled with either injection sclerotherapy or banding and if this fails portosystemic shunting would be the answer.
Injection sclerotherapy was used as described previously.
Compared to endoscopic injection sclerotherapy (EIS) or endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL), endoscopic variceal obturation with a tissue adhesive such as N-butyl-cyanoacrylate, or isobutyl-2-cyanoacrylate is more effective for acute fundic gastric variceal bleeding.
The patient was managed by endoscopic band ligation for oesophageal varix and injection sclerotherapy by 3% polidocanol for duodenal varix.
Direct injection sclerotherapy is a valuable treatment modality for venous malformations with promising results.
Intralesional bleomycin injection sclerotherapy is a safe and effective therapy for cystic hygroma with minimal complications.
Objective: To compare the therapeutic efficacy of tablet Daflon and injection Sclerotherapy in treatment of first degree hemorrhoids.
Endoscopic injection sclerotherapy has been used to treat variceal hemorrhage for about 50 years.