Last updated on January 2019

The Use of Propranolol for the Prevention of Worsening of Esophageal Varices in Patients With Isolated Gastric Varices


Brief description of study

Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO) has been effective method to manage gastric varices. However, more than one third of patients after BRTO treatment experienced worsening of esophageal varices. The present study was designed to evaluate the effect of post-BRTO propranolol adminstration on the change of esophageal varices.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03171805

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