Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology
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September-October 2015 | Vol 21 | Issue  5     Table ofContents  RSS Feed 
Carvedilol—NSBB of choice in all cirrhotics? Short title: Carvedilol for portal hypertension
Puneeta Tandon, Juan G Abraldes
Portal hypertension is the main cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with cirrhosis. A portal pressure gradient (estimated by the hepatic venous pressure gradient or HVPG) of 10 mmHg or more d...
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Special Communication
Organ donor allocation system for liver transplantation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Call for major revision
Mohammed Al Sebayel, Hussien Elsiesy
Equitable allocation of scarce health resources is probably the most challenging task facing decision makers in any health care system. This is particularly true in the field of organ transplantation ...
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Review Article
Endocrine and metabolic complications after bariatric surgery
Anwar A Jammah
Bariatric surgery is the most effective therapeutic option for obese patients; however, it carries substantial risks, including procedure-related complications, malabsorption, and hormonal disturbance...
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