Evaluation of the Relationship Between Pulmonary Artery Hypertension and Esophageal Varices Bleeding in Transplantation Candidates

Ekmen N., Cifci S.

CUREUS, vol.13, no.2, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.7759/cureus.13355
  • Title of Journal : CUREUS


Introduction: Esophageal varices bleeding (EVB) in liver cirrhosis is an important cause of mortality and morbidity. We aimed to study the relationship between systolic pulmonary artery pressure (sPAP) and EV grade and EVB.