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J Liaquat Uni Med Health Sci. 2013; 12(3): 167-171

Prediction of Esophageal Varices in Cirrhotic Patients with Serum - Ascites Albumin Gradient

Santosh Kumar, Iqbal Ahmed Memon, Mohammad Kaleem, Suhail A. Alamani.

OBJECTIVE: To identify commonest SAAG “serum-ascites albumin gradient” value in patients
with cirrhotic disease having esophageal varices and to discover values of serum ascites and
serum albumin.
MATERIAL AND METHODS: This cross sectional was conducted on 100 cirrhotic patients with
ascites to calculate SAAG level in serum and ascitis fluid the value of SAAG was examined (≥1.1
g/dl) and high SAAG was measured to be ≥1.1 g/dl and Low SAAG when it is

Key words: SAAG, Esophageal varices, Portal hypertension, Cirrhosis

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