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2007 (EN)
Management of variceal bleeding (EN)

Petrogiannopoulos, C.
Goumas, K.
Papamichael, K.
Soutos, D.

Portal hypertension, a common clinical syndrome of chronic liver disease, is characterised by a pathologic increase in portal pressure, that causes dilation of portosystemic collateral vessels, leading to the formation and bleeding of oesophagogastric varices. Large varices, measuring more than 5 mm in diameter, have a greater predisposition to spontaneouse rupture than small varices below this level ( (EN)


Ελληνική Γαστροεντερολογική Εταιρία (EL)
Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)


Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

Annals of Gastroenterology; Volume 17, No 4 (2004) (EN)

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