TITLE

Authors' reply

AUTHOR(S)
Tripathi, D.; Therapondos, G.; Hayes, P.C.; Redhead, D.N.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Gut;May2003, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p772
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Replies to comments on the article concerning the outcome of TIPS in patients with gastric varices (GV) compared to esophageal varices (OV) previously published in the periodical 'Gut.' Reason for the lower mean portosystemic pressure gradient in patients with GV bleeding relative to those with a history of OV bleeding.
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9737052

 

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