Esophageal and Gastric Varices

Known as: Esophageal and Gastric Varices [Disease/Finding], esophageal gastric varices, gastric esophageal varices 
Dilated blood vessels in the ESOPHAGUS or GASTRIC FUNDUS that shunt blood from the portal circulation (PORTAL SYSTEM) to the systemic venous… (More)
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2014
Review
2014
Esophagogastric varices are the most common complication in patients with portal hypertension, and endoscopy plays an important… (More)
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2008
2008
Partial splenic embolization (PSE) is a non-surgical procedure developed to treat hypersplenism as a result of hepatic disease… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Variceal bleeding is a major complication of cirrhosis, and is associated with a 20 % mortality at 6… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND AND AIM The diagnosis of submucosal fundal varices is challenging. Currently, endoscopy and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
In this article, the gross pathology of varices and supplying veins are described comparing esophageal varices and varices of the… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE:Treatment of bleeding gastric varices (GVs) is still controversial, mainly because of anecdotal studies or inclusion of… (More)
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2001
Review
2001
All patients with cirrhosis will eventually develop portal hypertension and esophagogastric varices. Bleeding from ruptured… (More)
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1999
1999
BACKGROUND The impact of banding ligation and injection sclerotherapy on paraesophageal varices and gastric varices has received… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND & AIMS The effects of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) on portal hemodynamics, esophageal and… (More)
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1992
1992
The initial experience of a specialized management team organized to provide expedient care for all acute major gastrointestinal… (More)
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