Oesophageal varices

esophageal varices: Abnormally dilated veins of the esophagus.

Endpoint definition

Long name Oesophageal varices
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: I85, ICD-8: 4560
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: I85, ICD-8: 4560
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
Latin name Varices oesophagi

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 485 164 321
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.22 0.13 0.34
Mean age at first event (years) 58.92 58.37 59.21
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 21.24 15.24 24.30

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 2.0 2.0 2.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 45.77 45.73 45.79

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Oesophageal varices
after Oesophageal varices

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Oesophageal varices