Esophageal and Gastric Varices
"Esophageal and Gastric Varices" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Dilated blood vessels in the ESOPHAGUS or GASTRIC FUNDUS that shunt blood from the portal circulation (PORTAL SYSTEM) to the systemic venous circulation. Often they are observed in individuals with portal hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PORTAL).
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Esophageal and Gastric Varices" by people in Profiles.
Combined Use of Aspirin and Statin is Associated With a Decreased Incidence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2022 04 01; 56(4):369-373.
Outcomes After TIPS for Ascites and Variceal Bleeding in a Contemporary Era-An ALTA Group Study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021 10 01; 116(10):2079-2088.
Gastric varices and splenic vein obstruction during steroid treatment for autoimmune pancreatitis: A case report and literature review. Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Aug; 97(34):e11940.
A Rare Case of Downhill Esophageal Varices in the Absence of Superior Vena Cava Obstruction. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 Mar; 112(3):413.
Tissue adhesives: cyanoacrylate glue and fibrin sealant. Gastrointest Endosc. 2013 Aug; 78(2):209-15.
Spleno-adrenal shunt: a novel alternative for portosystemic decompression in children with portal vein cavernous transformation. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Dec; 47(12):2189-93.
Portal hypertension in children: expert pediatric opinion on the report of the Baveno v Consensus Workshop on Methodology of Diagnosis and Therapy in Portal Hypertension. Pediatr Transplant. 2012 Aug; 16(5):426-37.
Hospitalization for complications of cirrhosis: does volume matter? J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Feb; 15(2):330-5.
Transesophageal echocardiography in patients with esophageal varices. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 Apr; 22(4):401-3.
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement in patients with cirrhosis and concomitant portal vein thrombosis. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2006 Sep-Oct; 29(5):785-90.