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Esophageal Varix - Bleeding (10 of 15)
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Esophageal Varix - Bleeding (10 of 15)

Gastroenterology Atlas

Patient with Cirrhosis of the liver with Ascites Two years after, the patient present with severe ascites The mechanism by which ascites develops in cirrhosis is multifactorial Severe sinusoidal portal...

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Esophageal Varix - Bleeding (11 of 15)
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Esophageal Varix - Bleeding (11 of 15)

Gastroenterology Atlas

Cirrhosis of the liver with Ascites There are evidences that arterial vasodilation in cirrhosis occurs in the splanchnic circulation and is related to anincreased synthesis of local vasodilators....

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Esophageal Varix - Bleeding (12 of 15)
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Esophageal Varix - Bleeding (12 of 15)

Gastroenterology Atlas

The rapid and high inflow of arterial blood into the splanchnic microcirculation is the main factor increasing hydrostatic pressure in the splanchnic capillaries leading to an excessive production...

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Esophageal Varix - Bleeding (13 of 15)
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Esophageal Varix - Bleeding (13 of 15)

Gastroenterology Atlas

Umbilical Hernia with Ascites Umbilical hernia is a common finding in cirrhotic patients with ascites. Spontaneous disruption of the hernia and attendant discharge of ascitic fluid is an unusual and...

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Esophageal Varix - Bleeding (14 of 15)
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Esophageal Varix - Bleeding (14 of 15)

Gastroenterology Atlas

Pathogenesis of ascites in cirrhosis Renal function abnormalities Sodium Retention The impairment in the renal ability to excrete sodium is the earliest renal dysfunction in cirrhosis. Before the...

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Esophageal Varix - Bleeding (15 of 15)
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Esophageal Varix - Bleeding (15 of 15)

Gastroenterology Atlas

The kidney is continuously generating free water in the ascending limb of the loop of Hente by a mechanism consisting in an active reabsorption of sodium chloride without a concomitant reabsorption...

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Diffuse Colonic Varices (4 of 4)

Gastroenterology Atlas

Prominent vessels in the ascending colon. Ectopic varices are an unusual cause of gastrointestinal hemorrhage The clinician caring for patients with gastrointestinal bleeding must be aware of this...

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Diffuse Colonic Varices (3 of 4)

Gastroenterology Atlas

Retroflexed image in the sigmoid colon shows some varices The term ‘‘ectopic varices’’ is sometimes reserved for abnormally dilated veins associated with gastrointestinal mucosa and, therefore, with...

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