Modeling our way toward the optimal management of variceal hemorrhage

Vijay Shah, Kirsten H. Long

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Abstract

The optimal management approach for secondary prophylaxis of esophageal variceal hemorrhage is an area of active investigation. Clearly, some form of intervention is mandated owing to the high risk of rebleeding, up to 80% at two years. This editorial highlights the role for decision analytic modeling as a tool to guide management strategies for the clinical problem.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1289-1290
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume99
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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