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An error occurred in the CONCEPTS IN EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE entitled "Management of the Patient With Hemorrhaging Esophageal Varices," published in the Sept 19 issue of The Journal (1986;256:1480-1484). On page 1484, the first sentence in the second paragraph should have read as follows: "At present, we recommend use of endoscopic variceal sclerotherapy for the control of active variceal bleeding, with employment of balloon tamponade and intravenous vasopressin if sclerotherapy is unsuccessful [not 'successful']."
Incorrect Word. JAMA. 1986;256(22):3096. doi:10.1001/jama.1986.03380220062022