A novel scoring system for prediction of esophageal varices in critically ill patients

Abstract

Background and aims Patients with advanced systemic illness or critically ill patients may present with upper gastrointestinal tract (GIT) bleeding which may need endoscopic intervention; however, this may expose them to unnecessary endoscopy. The aim was to validate a novel scoring system for risk stratification for urgency of GIT endoscopy in critically… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/CEG.S144700

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@inproceedings{Hanafy2017ANS, title={A novel scoring system for prediction of esophageal varices in critically ill patients}, author={Amr Shaaban Hanafy and Rehab Badawi and Mohammad Abdelkhalik Atia Basha and Amal Kamel Selim and Mohamed Yousef and Sally Elnawasany and Loai Mansour and Reham Abdelkader Elkhouly and Nehad Hawash and Sherief Abd-Elsalam}, booktitle={Clinical and experimental gastroenterology}, year={2017} }