Regional and systemic hemodynamic disturbances in cirrhosis

K. V.N. Menon, P. S. Kamath

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Abstract

In cirrhosis of the liver there is an imbalance between factors mediating vasodilatation such as nitric oxide and factors mediating vasoconstriction such as endothelins. These imbalances result in portal hypertension, hepatorenal syndrome, portopulmonary hypertension, hepatopulmonary syndrome, as well as alterations in cerebral blood flow.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)617-627
Number of pages11
JournalClinics in liver disease
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Regional and systemic hemodynamic disturbances in cirrhosis'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this