varix


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abnormally enlarged or twisted blood vessel or lymphatic vessel

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All the patients underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy using GIF-XP160 video endoscope (Exera 160 series, Olympus Endoscopy System, Japan) to detect and grade esophageal varix.
88) indicating that this variable can be used as a simple noninvasive tool for determining the presence of esophageal varix.
Although lamellae in Nucella lamellosa resemble axial varices in other muricid shells, and a growth hiatus is typically observed after completion of a varix (MacKenzie, 1961; Inaba, 1967; MacGinitie and MacGinitie, 1968; Spight et ai, 1974; Spight and Lyons, 1974; Illert, 1981), we observed no evidence of a growth hiatus after completion of a lamella.
5,6) The differential of renal varix includes renal or urothelial neoplasm, hemangioma, blood clots, pyelo-ureteritis cystica, leukoplakia, tuberculosis, and radiolucent calculi.
Grade II: Protrusion of the varix, but not more than half way to the center of the lumen.
Technical success, defined by complete obliteration of the varix, after BRTO is reportedly 73%-100%, with a low risk for rebleeding rates of <10%(2).
Driving the entire varix into the ligation device is not possible because the gastric varix is covered by mucosa6,8,9.
At surgery, a distended venous varix extending into the left neural foramen was identified.
Even the elegant demonstration by Palmer (1977) that the middle varix of C.
The strangulated varix, subsequently thromboses and sloughs.
The main stomal varix was selected using a 5F H1 catheter (Cook Inc.
Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (UGIE), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and angiography are the tools to detect duodenal varix.
1) Use of accurate and specific noninvasive methods may help to identify high risk patients for esophageal varix development bleeding who can benefit from prophylactic pharmacologic and endoscopic therapies and to avoid unnecessary endoscopy in low risk patients.
EST consists of the injection of a sclerosing agent into the variceal lumen or adjacent to the varix, with flexible catheter with a needle tip, inducing thrombosis of the vessel and inflammation of the surrounding tissues.