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Platelet Count/Spleen Diameter Ratio and Shear-Wave Elastography for Non-Invasive Prediction of High-Risk Varices: Can We Delay Screening Endoscopy for Compensated Cirrhosis?

Ender Gunes Yegin 1 , * , Emrah Karatay 2 , Gulce Celik 3 , Belgin Aldag 3 , Davut Tuney 4 and Osman Cavit Ozdogan 5
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1 Izmir Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology, Izmir, Turkey
2 Liv Hospital, Ulus, Department of Radiology, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
4 Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Istanbul, Turkey
5 Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology, Istanbul, Turkey
Article information
  • Hepatitis Monthly: December 2017, 17 (12); e57226
  • Published Online: December 21, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 20, 2016
  • Revised: July 1, 2017
  • Accepted: December 2, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.57226

To Cite: Yegin E G, Karatay E, Celik G, Aldag B, Tuney D, et al. Platelet Count/Spleen Diameter Ratio and Shear-Wave Elastography for Non-Invasive Prediction of High-Risk Varices: Can We Delay Screening Endoscopy for Compensated Cirrhosis?, Hepat Mon. 2017 ; 17(12):e57226. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.57226.

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1. Background
2. Patients and Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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