Esophageal Varices – Pathophysiology, Podcast, and Nursing Care Plan

esophageal varices

Esophageal Varices The esophagus is what connects your throat to your stomach. Esophageal varices are enlarged and abnormal veins located in the lower part of the esophagus. This condition is usually seen in patients with liver disease. When normal blood flow to the liver is blocked by scar tissue or even a clot, varices begin to develop. Blood will start […]

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