Items tagged “gi bleed”
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Double-lumen nasogastric-jejunal tube
Published 13 Oct 2017
Gastric varices are an important portosystemic collateral pathway, occurring in ~20% of patients with portal hypertension. They are considered distinct from esophageal varices in that they have a propensity to hemorrhage at comparatively lower portal pressures 1, and are also associated with hig...