[Transient elastography as a predictor of oesophageal varices in patients with liver cirrhosis].

Abstract

INTRODUCTION One of the most serious complications of liver cirrhosis is variceal bleeding. Early recognition of the oesophageal varices is of primary importance in the prevention of variceal bleeding. Endoscopy is the only means to directly visualize varices and measure their size, as one of the most important predictor of the risk of bleeding. During the… (More)
DOI: 10.1556/OH.2014.29824

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