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International Journal of Hepatology
Volume 2011, Article ID 893973, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/893973
Review Article

Application of Endoscopy in Improving Survival of Cirrhotic Patients with Acute Variceal Hemorrhage

1Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, E-Da Hospital/I-Shou University, Kaohsiung 824, Taiwan
2Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei 220, Taiwan
3Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei 100, Taiwan
4Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, 7, Chung-Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan

Received 15 March 2011; Accepted 12 May 2011

Academic Editor: Deepak Amarapurkar

Copyright © 2011 Yao-Chun Hsu 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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