Varicosity

Known as: Varicose Veins [Disease/Finding], Vein, Varicose, Varici 
A condition in which a vein, most often in the legs, becomes permanently enlarged, twisted, and painful. This may be caused by valves in the vein… (More)

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2016
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2016
The Japanese Society of Gastroenterology revised the evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for liver cirrhosis in 2015… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and the American Venous Forum (AVF) have developed clinical practice guidelines for the… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Prevention and Management of Gastroesophageal Varices and Variceal Hemorrhage in Cirrhosis Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, M.D.,1 Arun J… (More)
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2006
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2006
BACKGROUND Transient elastography (FibroScan) is a new, non-invasive, rapid, and reproducible method allowing evaluation of liver… (More)
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2005
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2005
Portal hypertension is the haemodynamic abnormality associated with the most severe complications of cirrhosis, including ascites… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Nonselective beta-adrenergic blockers decrease portal pressure and prevent variceal hemorrhage. Their effectiveness in… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of antiviral therapy in preventing disease progression in patients with chronic hepatitis B and… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Reported risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE) vary widely, and the magnitude and independence of each are… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
To determine the prevalence and natural history of gastric varices, we prospectively studied 568 patients (393 bleeders and 175… (More)
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1973