[ij] [ij] [ij] 
Email id

Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2020, Volume : 10, Issue : 3
First page : ( 321) Last page : ( 322)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00067.1

Esophageal Varices: A Case Study

Sharma Neha Abhishek*

Ambaji Nursing College, Ganeshpura

*Corresponding Author Email: pandeyn970@gmail.com

Online published on 10 August, 2020.


Esophageal varices incidences are increasing by nearly 5% every year. Esophageal varices are the causes of bleeding in approximately 18% of hospital admissions for upper GI bleeding.


The purpose of this study to understand the cause, clinical manifestations and treatment course for esophageal varices. Material and methods: detailed clinical history and physical examination was done. All the pertinent investigations were studied thoroughly of the selected case.


the esophageal varices is confirmed with the help of Upper gastrointestinal gastroscopy and repaired by banding.


Esophageal varices is usually goes undiagnosed due to early common symptoms. Hematemesis is one of thesuggestive of esophageal varices and OGD is only the confirmative diagnosis for it. The prognosis is depend usually better if treatment received on time.



Esophageal varices, portal hypertension, hematemesis, banding.


║ Site map ║ Privacy Policy ║ Copyright ║ Terms & Conditions ║ Page Rank Tool
741,369,808 visitor(s) since 30th May, 2005.
All rights reserved. Site designed and maintained by DIVA ENTERPRISES PVT. LTD..
Note: Please use Internet Explorer (6.0 or above). Some functionalities may not work in other browsers.