Endoscopic Management of Variceal Hemorrhage in Cirrhosis
(2009 ASGE AV Award Winner)
Soung Won Jeong, MD, Joo Young Cho, MD,
Jae Young Jang, MD, Won Young Cho, MD,
Gene Hyun Bok, MD, Hong Su Kim, MD,
Jin Oh Kim, MD, and Joon Seong Lee, MD
Gastroesophageal varices (GEV) are present in approximately 50% of patients with cirrhosis. GEV hemorrhage is the most common lethal complication of cirrhosis, occuring in ~20% if untreated. This video focuses on the endoscopic management of esophageal varices, and includes sections on endoscopic screening, prophylaxis and the acute management of patients with variceal hemorrhage.
[2009 - TRT 26:00] 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM