Associating portal congestive gastropathy and hepatic fibrosis in hepatosplenic mansoni schistosomiasis.

@article{Dias2013AssociatingPC,
  title={Associating portal congestive gastropathy and hepatic fibrosis in hepatosplenic mansoni schistosomiasis.},
  author={Heloisa Soares Dias and Ana L{\'u}cia Coutinho Domingues and Fernando Tarc{\'i}sio Miranda Cordeiro and Norma Thom{\'e} Juc{\'a} and Edmundo Pessoa de Almeida Lopes},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2013},
  volume={126 3},
  pages={240-3}
}
Upper digestive bleeding is one of the most serious complications of mansoni schistosomiasis, and portal congestive gastropathy (PCG) is responsible for 25-30% of the cases of bleeding instead of bleeding due to esophageal varices. This study aimed to investigate the association between PCG with parameters of portal hypertension and the intensity of… CONTINUE READING