San Diego Bleeding Esophageal Varices Study
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00690027|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 4, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 4, 2008
In unselected cirrhotic patients with bleeding esophageal varices to compare the influence on mortality rate, duration of life, quality of life, and economic costs of treatment of:
- Emergency portacaval shunt, and
- Emergency and long-term endoscopic sclerotherapy.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Survival and Control of Bleeding||Procedure: Emergency portacaval shunt Procedure: Emergency and long-term endoscopic sclerotherapy||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||211 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||San Diego Bleeding Esophageal Varices Study|
|Study Start Date :||April 1988|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 1996|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2005|
Active Comparator: A
Objective: See Brief Summary, page 2. Eligibility: Patients who require > 2 units blood transfusion for bleeding esophageal varices due to cirrhosis.
Randomization: By the blind card method to emergency portacaval shunt (EPCS) or emergency endoscopic sclerotherapy (EST) followed by long-term repetitive EST.
Diagnostic Workup: Completed within 6hr. Rapidity of Therapy: Within 8hr. Failure of Therapy: Bleeding requiring >6u PRBC in first 7 days, or 8 units PRBC during 12 months, or rebleeding after varices were obliterated.
Rescue Crossover Therapy: When primary therapy has failed. Followup: Lifelong. Data Collection on line, analysis by biostatistician Florin Vaida, PhD External Advisory, Data Monitoring and Safety Committee by 3 senior academicians.
|Procedure: Emergency portacaval shunt|
Active Comparator: B
Emergency endoscopic sclerotherapy
|Procedure: Emergency and long-term endoscopic sclerotherapy|
- Survival [ Time Frame: 10 years ]
- Control of bleeding and quality of life [ Time Frame: 10 years ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00690027
|United States, California|
|200 West Arbor Drive|
|San Diego, California, United States, 92103-8999|
|Principal Investigator:||Marshall J Orloff, M.D.||UCSD Medical Center|