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  Esophageal Varices: Prediction from Platelet Count to Spleen Diameter Ratio

The EBMcalc module Esophageal Varices: Prediction from Platelet Count to Spleen Diameter Ratio is available in EBMcalc Complete Edition.

This calculator yields the following results:
Equation parameters include:
  1. Colli A, Gana JC, Yap J, et al. Platelet count, spleen length, and platelet count-to-spleen length ratio for the diagnosis of oesophageal varices in people with chronic liver disease or portal vein thrombosis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 Apr 26;4. PubMed ID: 28444987 PubMed Logo
  2. Korula J. Platelet count/spleen diameter ratio predicted the presence of esophageal varices in liver cirrhosis. ACP J Club. 2004 Mar-Apr;140(2):53. PubMed ID: 15122873 PubMed Logo
  3. Giannini E, Botta F, Borro P, et al. Platelet count/spleen diameter ratio: proposal and validation of a non-invasive parameter to predict the presence of oesophageal varices in patients with liver cirrhosis. Gut. 2003 Aug;52(8):1200-5. PubMed ID: 12865282 PubMed Logo


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