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Terlipressin or sclerotherapy for acute variceal bleeding?
  1. Duncan McAuley, Consultant,
  2. Usman Jaffer, Surgical SHO
  1. Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK

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    Abstract

    A short cut review was carried out to establish whether terlipressin or sclerotherapy is more effective at reducing acute bleeding and mortality in acute oesophageal variceal bleeding. 327 papers were found using the reported searches, of which one presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The author, date, and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, …

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