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World J Hepatol. Feb 8, 2016; 8(4): 231-262
Published online Feb 8, 2016. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v8.i4.231
Table 5 Well-established, important risk factors for portal hypertensive gastropathy
Portal hypertension
Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension[8,14]
Cirrhotic portal hypertension[8,9,34]
Longer duration of cirrhosis[34,71]
Greater severity of cirrhosis[55,67]
Greater size of esophageal varices[34,62]
Eradication of esophageal varices
Endoscopic therapies
Endoscopic variceal ligation[11,41]
Endoscopic sclerotherapy[11,83]
Percutaneous transhepatic variceal embolization[85]