Long-term management of variceal hemorrhage: endoscopic sclerotherapy versus Verapamil.


Grant Data
Project Title
Long-term management of variceal hemorrhage: endoscopic sclerotherapy versus Verapamil.
Principal Investigator
Dr Lai, Edward Cheuck Seen   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Choi Tat Kuen   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Ng   (Co-Investigator)
Start Date
1987-12-01
Amount
35638
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Lee Wing Tat Fund
Funding Year
1989/1990
Status
Completed
Objectives
To compare the risk of recurrent variceal bleeding among non-alcoholic cirrhotic patients who had a history of variceal hemorrhage on long-term oral VER and on long-term intravariceal ES; to compare the survival of the 2 groups of patients; to compare and identify the effects of either treatment on the liver functions of cirrhotic patients; to compare and identify the effects of either treatment on the portal hemodynamics of cirrhotic patients.