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International Journal of Hepatology
Volume 2012, Article ID 343591, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/343591
Review Article

Towards Noninvasive Detection of Oesophageal Varices

Liver Unit, Royal Derby Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby DE22 3NE, UK

Received 4 October 2011; Accepted 4 January 2012

Academic Editor: Marc Bilodeau

Copyright © 2012 Kara Rye et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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