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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… Expand
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2017
Review
2017
This guidance provides a data-supported approach to risk stratification, diagnosis, and management of patients with cirrhosis and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND & AIMS A staged prognostic model of cirrhosis based on varices, ascites, and bleeding has been proposed. We analyzed… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Prevention and Management of Gastroesophageal Varices and Variceal Hemorrhage in Cirrhosis Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, M.D.,1 Arun J… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Transient elastography (FibroScan) is a new, non-invasive, rapid, and reproducible method allowing evaluation of liver… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Portal hypertension is the haemodynamic abnormality associated with the most severe complications of cirrhosis, including ascites… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Nonselective beta-adrenergic blockers decrease portal pressure and prevent variceal hemorrhage. Their effectiveness in… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of antiviral therapy in preventing disease progression in patients with chronic hepatitis B and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Gastroscopy, small bowel endoscopy, and colonoscopy are uncomfortable because they require comparatively large diameter flexible… Expand
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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… 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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