Oesophageal varices


esophageal varices: Abnormally dilated veins of the esophagus.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

429209 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, registry filters

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 I85
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 456[0-1]
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 4560
Cause of death: ICD-10 I85
Cause of death: ICD-9 456[0-1]
Cause of death: ICD-8 4560

2 out of 7 registries used, show all original rules.


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Check minimum number of events None


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Include endpoints None


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Remove individuals based on genotype QC


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Control definitions

Control exclude I9_DISVEINLYMPH

Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 I80-I89
Name in latin Varices oesophagi

Similar endpoints

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 1102 376 726
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.27 0.16 0.40
Mean age at first event (years) 60.14 58.43 61.03


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 - - - -
15 years - - - -
5 years - - - -
1 year - - - -

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: I9_VARICVEOES – Oesophageal varices
GWS hits: 3

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Oesophageal varices
after Oesophageal varices

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Oesophageal varices

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