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Platelet Count to Spleen Diameter Ratio of Giannini et al for Identifying a Patient with Cirrhosis Likely to Have Esophageal Varices

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Gastroenterology

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Giannini et al used the ratio of the platelet count to splenic diameter to identify a patient with cirrhosis who may have esophageal varices. This can help identify those patients who may require more expensive endoscopic or imaging procedures for diagnosis and monitoring. The authors are from the University of Genoa in Italy.

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