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. Objective: 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. Results: the esophageal varices is confirmed with the help of Upper gastrointestinal gastroscopy and repaired by banding. Conclusion: 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.
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Neha Abhishek Sharma. Esophageal Varices: A Case Study. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2020; 10(3): 321-322. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00067.1
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