variceal


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var·i·ce·al

(var'ĭ-sē'ăl, vă-ris'ē-ăl),
Of or pertaining to a varix.
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variceal

(văr′ĭ-sē′əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or caused by a varix or varices: variceal hemorrhage.
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var·i·ce·al

(vă-ris'ē-ăl)
Of or pertaining to a varix.
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Patients on the waiting list treated with rifaximin had reduced all-cause hospital admissions, episodes of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and variceal bleeding.
Two recent reports confirmed the applicability of AIMS65 in acute upper GI bleeding patients, including bleeding of variceal and non-variceal origin9,12.
Comparison between endoscopic sclerotherapy and band ligation for hemostasis of acute variceal bleeding.
The consequences of portal hypertension, such as variceal bleeding, are important factors in the morbidity and mortality of patients with cirrhosis (5,6).
Gastroscopy findings revealed acute esophageal variceal hemorrhage and he underwent sclerotherapy followed by a slow infusion (100 [micro]g/h) of intravenous octreotide.
Because of accessibility issues and the invasiveness of endoscopic therapy, endovascular treatments such as TIPS, BRTO, and PTO have been applied for duodenal variceal bleeding (2).
Neither the development of SBP nor the origin (esophageal or gastric) of variceal bleeding influenced the development of OHE.
Also visualized was a variceal connection to the right common femoral vein.
While on the waiting list for liver transplant, he underwent endoscopic esophageal variceal ligation and cholecystectomy for cholelithiasis.
found that in patients with LC significant risk factors for PUB were age, male sex, diabetes, chronic renal insufficiency, use of NSAIDs and previous variceal bleeding [40].
Portal hypertension is initially asymptomatic in the vast majority of patients (around 80-90%), but when complications develop it may lead to variceal bleeding, ascites, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, and hepatorenal syndrome among other clinical manifestations.