TITLE

Mortality with oesophageal varices: different things to different people

AUTHOR(S)
Henley, K.S.
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Gut;Dec2002, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p894
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on an article on mortality from bleeding esophageal varices published in 'Gut' in 2001. Comparison with previous research; Life expectancy of patients with esophageal varices.
ACCESSION #
9737587

 

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