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Serum-Ascitic Albumin Gradient (SAAG) can identify ascites related to portal hypertension. Esophageal varix (EV) is another feature of portal hypertension in cirrhosis. This study was done to find out the relation between SAAG and esophageal varices.Materials and methods: It was a cross- sectional descriptive study of 50 cases of cirrhotic ascites. SAAG was measured and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy was done for esophageal varices.Results: Among 50 cases, mean SAAG value 1.77 (±0.45 SD).doi:10.3329/taj.v27i2.37639 fatcat:jy6c5lor7fdc3kjcqt24xpywri