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 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.7759/cureus.13355
  • Journal Name: CUREUS
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


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.