3%), followed by portal hypertensive gastropathy, esophageal, and gastric varices
in agreement with other studies.
were graded according to classification proposed by Sarin et al  for gastro-oesophageal varices (GOV) and isolated gastric varices
Practical approach to endoscopic management for bleeding gastric varices
Objective: To find out the frequency of gastric varices
in patients with portal hypertension based on endoscopic findings.
Objective: To determine the frequency of different types of gastric varices
in patients with hepatitis C virus-related cirrhosis.
Injection sclerotherapy for the management of esophageal and gastric varices
Peptic ulcer disease remains a common cause of Upper GI bleeding when we consider the causes other than esophageal and gastric varices
Bleeding from gastric varices
(GVs) secondary to splenic vein thrombosis (SVT) can be life-threatening.
In addition to receiving HCV treatment, patients with cirrhosis also need regular liver ultrasound exams to screen for HCC (every 6 months) and esophagogastroduodenoscopy to screen for esophageal and gastric varices
Numerous gastric varices
, porta hepatis and splenic hilum collaterals were noted.
Upper GI panendoscopy revealed isolated gastric varices
at the fundus and upper body.
This will allow identification of non-variceal causes of haemorrhage, which occur in 10% of cases, and those who may be bleeding from gastric varices
or portal hypertensive gastropathy.