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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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND & AIMS The hepatic vein pressure gradient (HVPG) is the standard used to determine the degree of portal hypertension… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND AND AIMS:Noninvasive assessment of esophageal varices (EV) may improve the management of patients with cirrhosis and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND & AIMS Beta-blockers are extensively used to prevent variceal bleeding in patients with large esophageal varices. It… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND/AIMS The incidence and natural history of small esophageal varices (EV) in cirrhotics may influence the frequency of… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Our aims were to develop a noninvasive predictive tool to identify cirrhotic patients with esophageal varices and to evaluate… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Objective:Recent guidelines recommend that all cirrhotics undergo screening upper endoscopy to identify those patients at risk… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND/AIMS The primary prevention of bleeding from esophageal varices is a major therapeutic issue requiring early screening… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Plasma endotoxin levels were investigated using a quantitative Limulus assay in patients with chronic liver diseases and… (More)
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1980
Highly Cited
1980
The Japanese Research Society for Portal Hypertension proposes the following General Rule for Recording Findings on Esophageal… (More)
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