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Endoscopic treatment of variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Cascade Guideline

Karstensen, John Gasdal; Ebigbo, Alanna; bhat, purnima; Dinis-Ribeiro, Mario; Gralnek, Ian; Guy, Claire; Le Moine, Olivier; Vilmann, Peter; Antonelli, Giulio; Ijoma, Uche; Anigbo, Gideon

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Introduction Patients with variceal gastrointestinal bleeding are encountered daily in endoscopic departments around the world. Risk factors include infectious diseases such as hepatitis B and C virus and schistosomiasis, as well as alcohol consumption and metabolic syndrome with development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease [1]. Globally, prevalence and incidence of chronic liver disease and cirrhosis varies markedly between countries [2]. High-quality epidemiological data from the majority...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/309816
Source: Endoscopy International Open (EIO)
DOI: 10.1055/a-1187-1154
Access Rights: Open Access

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