EVs are abnormally enlarged veins in the esophagus when portal hypertension obstructs normal blood flow in the liver, blood back into the esophagus occurs ships. Esophageal varices can rupture be life threatening. Be life threatening. The onset of EV marks a decisive turning point in the outcome of cirrhosis. The research team led by Savino Burno, is set to determine whether antiviral therapy leads SVR was able prevent this condition.

According to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse , an estimated 4.1 million antibody to HCV antibodies to HCV , indicating ongoing or previous infection with the virus. Researchers estimate that at least 20 with chronic HCV with chronic HCV cirrhosis. Progression of cirrhosis leads to portal hypertension, esophageal varices , and other complications.This information has been from kaiserhealthnews.org courtesy from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation , you can view the entire Kaiser Daily Health Policy. Report are looking for the archives and log in for email delivery of at royal HealthNews.