The natural history of portal hypertensive gastropathy: influence of variceal eradication

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OBJECTIVE:The natural history and likelihood of bleeding from portal hypertensive gastropathy (PHG) present in patients with portal hypertension before endoscopic variceal obliteration may differ from that in patients who develop PHG during or after variceal eradication.METHODS:A total of 967 variceal bleeders who had achieved variceal eradication by… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2000.03200.x

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