Review article: the management of portal hypertensive gastropathy and gastric antral vascular ectasia in cirrhosis.

@article{Patwardhan2014ReviewAT,
  title={Review article: the management of portal hypertensive gastropathy and gastric antral vascular ectasia in cirrhosis.},
  author={Vilas R. Patwardhan and Andres Cardenas},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2014},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={354-62}
}
BACKGROUND Portal hypertensive gastropathy (PHG) and gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) are important causes of both acute and chronic gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with cirrhosis. AIM To review the current management of PHG and GAVE. METHODS PubMed was searched for English language articles using the key words 'GAVE', 'gastric antral vascular ectasia', 'cirrhosis', 'gastrointestinal bleeding', 'acute', 'chronic', 'portal hypertensive gastropathy', 'watermelon stomach… CONTINUE READING
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