Secondary gastric varices in hepatic cirrhosis.

  title={Secondary gastric varices in hepatic cirrhosis.},
  author={Shaikh Samiullah and Muhammad Sadik Memon and Hanif Ghani Memon and Amir Ghori},
  journal={Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP},
  volume={21 10},
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of secondary gastric varices after esophageal variceal eradication in patients with cirrhosis of liver and factors associated with their development. STUDY DESIGN Observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY The Department of Gastroenterology, Liaquat University Hospital, Jamshoro and Isra University Hospital Hyderabad, from September 2007 to July 2009. METHODOLOGY Consecutive patients with decompensated cirrhosis of liver were subjected to… CONTINUE READING


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