Last updated on February 2018

Efficacy of Rifaximin in Treatment of Cirrhotic Gastroesophageal Variceal Bleeding


Brief description of study

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of Rifaximin in the treatment of cirrhotic gastroesophageal variceal bleeding.

Detailed Study Description

Gastroesophageal variceal bleeding is the most common and life-threatening condition in patients with portal hypertension, which are susceptibility to bacterial infection. However, the prophylaxis use of antibiotics remained uncertain and lack of high level evidences.

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of Rifaximin in the treatment of cirrhotic gastroesophageal variceal bleeding.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02964195

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