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Esophageal Varices

Known as: Esophageal varices (diagnosis), esophagus varicose veins, VARICES ESOPHAGEAL 
Abnormally dilated veins of the esophagus.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Background: Transient elastography (FibroScan) is a new, non-invasive, rapid, and reproducible method allowing evaluation of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The Japanese Research Society for Portal Hypertension proposes the following General Rule for Recording Findings on Esophageal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND/AIMS The incidence and natural history of small esophageal varices (EV) in cirrhotics may influence the frequency of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Our aims were to develop a noninvasive predictive tool to identify cirrhotic patients with esophageal varices and to evaluate… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
To determine the prevalence and natural history of gastric varices, we prospectively studied 568 patients (393 bleeders and 175… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
We conducted a prospective study of 321 patients with cirrhosis of the liver and esophageal varices with no history of bleeding… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Abstract From January 1, 1978 to January 1, 1980 a controlled randomized trial comparing conservative treatment with prophylactic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
To assess the risk of variceal bleeding, endoscopic findings in 172 patients with esophageal varices were classified based on the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Emergency ligation of bleeding oesophageal varices using the Milnes Walker technique was performed in 38 patients. Haemorrhage… Expand
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