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Table 2 Variceal bleeding

From: Endoscopic sclerotherapy compared with no specific treatment for the primary prevention of bleeding from esophageal varices. A randomized controlled multicentre trial [ISRCTN03215899]

  Sclerotherapy n = 84 Controls n = 82
Patients (n)   
Variceal bleeding 21 (25%) 23 (28%)
Non-variceal bleeding 7(8%) 7(8.5%)
Episodes   
Variceal bleeding 32 39
All upper GI-bleeding 48 49
Child-Pugh class   
A 11/44 11/47
B 8/32 8/25
C 2/8 4/10