*EMBARGOED All research presented at the 2022 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course is strictly embargoed until Sunday, October 23, 2022, at 12:00 pm EDT.

Nimy John, MD

Nimy John, MD

Oral 2 – Comparison of Baveno VI Criteria, Expanded Baveno VI Criteria, Chess Alarm Score and Other Noninvasive Scores for Predicting Esophageal Varices and Varices Needing Treatment

Monday, October 24, 2022 | 8:12 AM – 8:24 AM ET | Location: Hall C2

Author Insight from Nimy John, MD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

What’s new here and important for clinicians?

This study shows that avoiding upper endoscopy for variceal screening in a selected group of patients with cirrhosis is possible.

What do patients need to know?

Patients could discuss the possibility of safely ruling out varices using noninvasive methods with their physicians.

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Author Contact
Nimy John, MD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
nionnj [at] gmail.com

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