IJSRP, Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2015 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dr. K.V.L. Sudha Rani, Dr. B. Sudarsi, Dr. R. Siddeswari, Dr. S. Manohar
This study was conducted to correlate the portal vein diameter measured by ultrasound to development of oesophageal varices in patients with cirrhosis of liver with portal hypertension.
92 patients with cirrhosis admitted in OGH were selected for the study USG was conducted in all patients to note portal vein size and splenic size. Upper GI endoscopy was done to detect presence of varices with different grades.