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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2010, Article ID 518260, 5 pages
Case Report

Successful Endoscopic Injection Sclerotherapy of High-Risk Gastroesophageal Varices in a Cirrhotic Patient with Hemophilia A

Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan

Received 1 November 2009; Accepted 3 March 2010

Academic Editor: Edoardo G. Giannini

Copyright © 2010 Kohei Fukumoto et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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