Diagnostic performance of using effervescent powder for detection and grading of esophageal varices by multi-detector computed tomography


CANSU A. , AHMETOĞLU A. , KUL S. , Yukunc G., FİDAN S. , ARSLAN M., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.83, no.3, pp.497-502, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 83 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2013.11.014
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.497-502
  • Keywords: Esophageal varices, Cirrhosis, Computed tomography, Effervescent powder, LIVER CT, PROGNOSTIC INDICATORS, PORTAL VENOGRAPHY, ROW CT, CIRRHOSIS, ENDOSCOPY, HEMORRHAGE, MANAGEMENT, SURVIVAL

Abstract

Purpose: To investigate the effect of using effervescent powder (EP) on the efficacy of multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) in detection and grading of esophageal varices in cirrhotic patients by considering endoscopy as the gold standard.