Portal Hypertension

Nayantara Coelho-Prabhu, Patrick S. Kamath

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


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
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781405182751
StatePublished - Aug 31 2010


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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