Prevention and Management of Gastroesophageal Varices and Variceal Hemorrhage in Cirrhosis

  title={Prevention and Management of Gastroesophageal Varices and Variceal Hemorrhage in Cirrhosis},
  author={G Garcia-Tsao and Arun J Sanyal and Norman D. Grace and William D. Carey},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
These recommendations provide a data-supported approach to the management of patients with varices and variceal hemorrhage. They are based on the following: (1) formal review and analysis of the recently published world literature on the topic (Medline search); (2) several consensus conferences among experts; (3) the American College of Physicians’ Manual for Assessing Health Practices and Designing Practice Guidelines (1); (4) guideline policies, including the American Association for the… CONTINUE READING
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