Last updated on February 2018

Efficiency and Safety of Prophylactic Use of Antibiotics in Endoscopic Injection of Tissue Adhesive in Gastric Varices

Brief description of study

The purpose of the study is to assess the efficiency and safety of prophylactic use of antibiotics in endoscopic injection of tissue adhesive in gastric varices.

Detailed Study Description

At present, there is still a controversy about the application of antibiotics in the treatment of patients with non acute hemorrhage of esophageal varices. This study is a randomized controlled trial. Patients randomly enter two treatment groups:

  1. the prophylactic use of antibiotics group


2. the non-prophylactic use of antibiotics group

Treatment allocation is by block randomization with an equal number for both groups. The incidence of infection after endoscopic treatment will be analyzed.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02693951

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