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Mallory-Weiss Syndrome Summary

Description: A condition characterized by mucosal tears at the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION, sometimes with HEMATEMESIS. Typically it is caused by forceful bouts of retching or VOMITING.

Also Known As: Gastroesophageal Laceration-Hemorrhage; Mallory-Weiss Laceration; Mallory-Weiss Tear; Mucosal Lacerations-Gastroesophageal Junction; Gastroesophageal Laceration Hemorrhage Show All >>

Networked: 80 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 5 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Epinephrine (Adrenaline) : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : FDA 93 Generic
  2. Boerhaave syndrome : 1 study in 12 results : IBA
  3. Polyethylene Glycols (Polyethylene Glycol) : 3 results : FDA 36 Generic
  4. Ipecac (Syrup of Ipecac) : 2 results : IBA
  5. tebufenozide (Mimic) : 2 results : IBA
  6. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel) : 2 results : IBA
  7. Factor VIIa (Activated Factor VII) : 1 result : IBA
  8. Fibrin Tissue Adhesive (Fibrin Sealant) : 1 result : IBA
  9. Vasopressins (Vasopressin) : 1 result : IBA
  10. Reserpine (Serpasil) : 1 result : FDA 101
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Diseases Related to Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

  1. Hemorrhage
  2. Shock
  3. Stomach Ulcer (Gastric Ulcer)
  4. Duodenal Ulcer (Curling's Ulcer)
  5. Confusion (Bewilderment)
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Key Therapies for Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

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  1. Endoscopic Hemostasis : 1 outcome in 4 results
  2. Ligation : 2 studies in 8 results
  3. Sclerotherapy : 1 study in 6 results
  4. Surgical Instruments (Clip) : 1 study in 1 result
  5. Electrocoagulation (Electrocautery) : 4 results
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