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Endoscopic ultrasonography and portal hypertension: where are we in 2009?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19734796     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Endoscopic ultrasonography is currently a sensitive diagnostic and therapeutic tool with established indications, but its role in the management of portal hypertension is not well defined. This article briefly reviews indications, technologic improvements, diagnostic and interventional applications of endoscopic ultrasonography in portal hypertension.
Stefania De Lisi; Elisabetta Buscarini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1473-5687     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-12     Completed Date:  2010-12-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9000874     Medline TA:  Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1327-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cattedra & Unità Operativa di Gastroenterologia, DiBiMIS, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Endosonography* / trends
Esophageal and Gastric Varices / etiology,  therapy,  ultrasonography
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology,  ultrasonography
Hypertension, Portal / complications,  therapy,  ultrasonography*
Splanchnic Circulation

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