How we manage variceal hemorrhage in cirrhotic patients. Key practical messages from the British Guidelines

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How we manage variceal hemorrhage in cirrhotic patients. Key practical messages from the British Guidelines. / Quraishi, Mohammed N; Khan, Faisal; Tripathi, Dhiraj.

In: Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej, Vol. 126, No. 3, 2016, p. 174-84.

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title = "How we manage variceal hemorrhage in cirrhotic patients. Key practical messages from the British Guidelines",
abstract = "Variceal bleeding is a serious complication of portal hypertension with high morbidity and mortality. Advances in our understanding of screening and risk stratification along with evidence-based management strategies for acute variceal bleeding as well as primary and secondary prevention have improved overall outcomes in patients with portal hypertension. The guidelines recently published by the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and Baveno 6 consensus have aimed to enhance the standard of care in the management of varices and their complications. This concise review focuses on the key practical messages for screening and management of varices and variceal bleeding in light of these guidelines. The review also takes into account important evidence published since the BSG guidelines and Baveno 6 consensus. ",
keywords = "Disease Management, Esophageal and Gastric Varices/complications, Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage/complications, Humans, Liver Cirrhosis/complications, Practice Guidelines as Topic, Societies, Medical, United Kingdom",
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language = "English",
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N2 - Variceal bleeding is a serious complication of portal hypertension with high morbidity and mortality. Advances in our understanding of screening and risk stratification along with evidence-based management strategies for acute variceal bleeding as well as primary and secondary prevention have improved overall outcomes in patients with portal hypertension. The guidelines recently published by the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and Baveno 6 consensus have aimed to enhance the standard of care in the management of varices and their complications. This concise review focuses on the key practical messages for screening and management of varices and variceal bleeding in light of these guidelines. The review also takes into account important evidence published since the BSG guidelines and Baveno 6 consensus.

AB - Variceal bleeding is a serious complication of portal hypertension with high morbidity and mortality. Advances in our understanding of screening and risk stratification along with evidence-based management strategies for acute variceal bleeding as well as primary and secondary prevention have improved overall outcomes in patients with portal hypertension. The guidelines recently published by the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and Baveno 6 consensus have aimed to enhance the standard of care in the management of varices and their complications. This concise review focuses on the key practical messages for screening and management of varices and variceal bleeding in light of these guidelines. The review also takes into account important evidence published since the BSG guidelines and Baveno 6 consensus.

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KW - Esophageal and Gastric Varices/complications

KW - Gastroenterology

KW - Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage/complications

KW - Humans

KW - Liver Cirrhosis/complications

KW - Practice Guidelines as Topic

KW - Societies, Medical

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