The influence of endoscopic variceal ligation on the portal pressure gradient in cirrhotics.
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Jan 01, 2003
The esophageal variceal eradication by endoscopic band ligation does not alter the hepatic venous pressure gradient. There is no significant variation in the portal pressure of patients in whom there was a worsening of portal hypertensive gastropathy or fundal varices development.
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