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Clinical relevance of colonic lesions in cirrhotic patients with portal hypertension.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Endoscopy
Publication Date
Volume
38
Issue
8
Pages
830–835
Identifiers
PMID: 17001574
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Colonic lesions are frequent in cirrhotic patients, but statistical analysis showed that these lesions are not specific for the disease and do not correlate with the etiology and degree of cirrhosis, with the endoscopic treatment of esophageal varices, or with the risk of bleeding from the lower gastrointestinal tract.

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