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Measurement of variceal pressure with an endoscopic pressure sensitive gauge: validation and effect of propranolol therapy in chronic conditions.

Authors
  • Nevens, F
  • Sprengers, D
  • Feu, F
  • Bosch, J
  • Fevery, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Hepatology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1996
Volume
24
Issue
1
Pages
66–73
Identifiers
PMID: 8834027
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study has shown that the non-invasive pressure gauge Varipress represents a reproducible method to regularly assess variceal pressure, an important parameter related to the risk of bleeding, and to assess the effects of pharmacological therapy with propranolol.

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