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Procedure: EUS-E to measure liver and spleen stiffness.
Instituto Ecuatoriano de Enfermedades Digestivas
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
evaluate the accuracy of LSM and SSM by EUS-elastography (EUS-E) to assess PH in patients with liver cirrhosis and determinate if EUS-E can be used as a surrogate marker for PH. It also aims to find the optimal liver and spleen EUS-E values in predicting
correlation between LSM, using transient elastography (Fibroscan) and EUS-E.
correlation between LSM and SSM by EUS-E and hemodynamic changes in the porto-systemic collateral circulation measure by an increase in azygos vein diameter and blood-flow velocity.
18 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Senior)
March 1, 2017
August 27, 2017
August 29, 2017
May 16, 2017
July 21, 2017
Ecuadorian Institute of Digestive Diseases, Omnihospital Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
† Study has passed its completion date and status has not been verified in more than two years.