Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

, Volume 37, Issue 1, pp 74–75 | Cite as

Role of noninvasive markers to predict the presence of esophageal varices in cirrhosis: Pilot study

  • Vijayanand Kumar Vegiraju
  • Shiran Shetty
  • Venkatakrishnan Leelakrishnan
  • Krishnaveni Janarthanan
  • Naveen Mohandas
  • Devanand Balakshmoji
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Conflict of interest

VKV, SS, VL, KJ, NM, and DB declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vijayanand Kumar Vegiraju
    • 1
  • Shiran Shetty
    • 2
  • Venkatakrishnan Leelakrishnan
    • 1
  • Krishnaveni Janarthanan
    • 1
  • Naveen Mohandas
    • 1
  • Devanand Balakshmoji
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyPSG Institute of Medical Sciences and ResearchCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kasturba Medical CollegeManipal UniversityManipalIndia
  3. 3.Department of RadiodiagnosisPSG Institute of Medical Sciences and ResearchCoimbatoreIndia

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