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Knowledge about non-invasive diagnostic tests for varices in liver cirrhosis: A questionnaire survey to the Gastroenterology Branch of the Liaoning Medical Association, China.

Qi X, Guo X, Li H, Liu X, Deng H - Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf) (2015)

Bottom Line: In 46.3% of participants' departments, there were >200 patients with liver cirrhosis and gastroesophageal varices admitted every year.In 90.2% of participants' departments, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy was regularly employed for the diagnosis of gastroesophageal varices.Reliable, non-invasive indexes should be further explored in a well-designed multi-center observational study.

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Affiliation: Liver Cirrhosis Study Group, Department of Gastroenterology, General Hospital of Shenyang Military Area, Shenyang, Liaoning, China.

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Mentions: Regarding the 15th question, only six participants were familiar with and often used non-invasive diagnostic tests for varices (15%, 6/40). By comparison, most participants were acquainted with non-invasive diagnostic tests, but rarely or never used them in clinical practice (75%, 30/40). Four participants had never heard of them (Figure 2).Figure 2.


Knowledge about non-invasive diagnostic tests for varices in liver cirrhosis: A questionnaire survey to the Gastroenterology Branch of the Liaoning Medical Association, China.

Qi X, Guo X, Li H, Liu X, Deng H - Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf) (2015)

Knowledge about the non-invasive diagnostic tests of varices according to the participant’s familiarity.
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gov031-F2: Knowledge about the non-invasive diagnostic tests of varices according to the participant’s familiarity.
Mentions: Regarding the 15th question, only six participants were familiar with and often used non-invasive diagnostic tests for varices (15%, 6/40). By comparison, most participants were acquainted with non-invasive diagnostic tests, but rarely or never used them in clinical practice (75%, 30/40). Four participants had never heard of them (Figure 2).Figure 2.

Bottom Line: In 46.3% of participants' departments, there were >200 patients with liver cirrhosis and gastroesophageal varices admitted every year.In 90.2% of participants' departments, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy was regularly employed for the diagnosis of gastroesophageal varices.Reliable, non-invasive indexes should be further explored in a well-designed multi-center observational study.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Liver Cirrhosis Study Group, Department of Gastroenterology, General Hospital of Shenyang Military Area, Shenyang, Liaoning, China.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus