Management of rectal varices in portal hypertension.


Rectal varices are portosystemic collaterals that form as a complication of portal hypertension, their prevalence has been reported as high as 94% in patients with extrahepatic portal vein obstruction. The diagnosis is typically based on lower endoscopy (colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy). However, endoscopic ultrasonography has been shown to be superior to… (More)
DOI: 10.4254/wjh.v7.i30.2992


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@article{Khalloufi2015ManagementOR, title={Management of rectal varices in portal hypertension.}, author={Kawtar Al Khalloufi and Adeyinka O. Laiyemo}, journal={World journal of hepatology}, year={2015}, volume={7 30}, pages={2992-8} }