Endoscopic banding devices

Julia Liu, Bret T. Petersen, William M. Tierney, Ram Chuttani, James A. DiSario, Joseph M.B. Coffie, Daniel S. Mishkin, Raj J. Shah, Lehel Somogyi, Louis Michel Wong Kee Song

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Abstract

There is now a substantial body of data that suggests that endoscopic band ligation is a safe and effective treatment for both acute esophageal variceal bleeding and the prevention of bleeding. Use of band ligation in the management of a number of other bleeding and nonbleeding conditions also appears to be efficacious.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)217-221
Number of pages5
JournalGastrointestinal endoscopy
Volume68
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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    Liu, J., Petersen, B. T., Tierney, W. M., Chuttani, R., DiSario, J. A., Coffie, J. M. B., Mishkin, D. S., Shah, R. J., Somogyi, L., & Wong Kee Song, L. M. (2008). Endoscopic banding devices. Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 68(2), 217-221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2008.03.1121