Portal Hypertension

Nayantara Coelho-Prabhu, Patrick S. Kamath

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Clinical manifestations of portal hypertension include varices, ascites, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, Hepatorenal syndrome, hepatic encephalopathy and Hepatopulmonary syndrome. Detailed management for each condition issues are reviewed in this chapter.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPractical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Subtitle of host publicationLiver and Biliary Disease
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages125-143
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781405182751
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 31 2010

Keywords

  • Ascites
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Hepatopulmonary syndrome
  • Hepatorenal syndrome
  • Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
  • Varices

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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