85% of those with Child-Pugh C severity have varices
these patients have a 30-80% 1 yr mortality of which 15-30% of deaths occur with the 1st bleed
around half of those who have banding or sclerotherapy for Rx of the varices will re-bleed.
Mx in ED
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