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Plural of varix.


(Pathology) the plural of varix


(ˈvɛər ɪks)

n., pl. var•i•ces (ˈvɛər əˌsiz)
1. Also, varicosity. a varicose vein.
2. a ridgelike mark or scar on the surface of a gastropod shell.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin: varicose vein]


pl de varix
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software:, 10 simulated clinical, experience chronic heart, failure astrointestinal bleed, secondary to esophageal, varices skill validation, one (1) day onsite training (up to ten (10) attendees) item# trn-jun01.
There were statistically significant and clinically relevant positive effects of GR-MD-02 on HVPG and other parameters in patients with NASH cirrhosis without esophageal varices following one year of therapy.
Objective: To determine the diagnostic value of spleen size assessment on ultrasound as predictor of esophageal varices in patients of liver cirrhosis, using upper GI endoscopy as the gold standard.
Patients were categorized as cirrhotic and noncirrhotic types, with a further subclassification of the non-cirrhotic type into acute and chronic PVT, depending on the image of cavernoma transformation (formation of collateral blood vessels) or evidence of PH including splenomegaly and esophageal varices, as features of chronic PVT.
Fibrosis and distorted vasculature lead to portal hypertension and its sequelae including gastro-oesophageal varices and splenomegaly.
Aplica el tallo de la planta sobre las varices haciendo masajes circulares.
Background/Aims: Endoscopy as a screening modality for esophageal varices is becoming difficult because of its invasiveness, cost, and increased burden of liver cirrhosis.
Objective: To determine the frequency of different types of gastric varices in patients with hepatitis C virus-related cirrhosis.
Upper Gastrointestinal bleed secondary to esophageal varices is a life threatening situation in Decompensated Chronic Liver Disease (DCLD).
This study was designed to analyze the diagnostic accuracy of upper GI endoscopy, to explore the etiology of upper GI bleeding where the causes are other than varices and to evaluate the clinical outcome in terms of efficacy of treatment and prognosis.
We studied the growth and positioning of axial lamellae in the muricid Nucella lamellosa, and compared these to the superficially similar axial varices seen in other muricids.