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Dig Dis (2021) 39 (3): 258–265.
Published Online: 26 August 2020
... failure Liver function Portal hypertension There are no financial disclosures, grants from any organs, conflicts of interest, and/or acknowledgements for the authors to declare. Shaanxi social development fund (Fund No. 2020SF-067). Study concept and design: Yan Xu and Rui dong...
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Dig Dis (2017) 35 (4): 397–401.
Published Online: 03 May 2017
...Frederik Nevens Background: Complications of advanced liver disease occur at the moment of clinical significant portal hypertension. Nitric oxide (NO) dysfunction and fibrosis play an important role in the pathophysiology of PH, but other mechanisms are also involved. Non-selective beta blockers...
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Dig Dis (2017) 35 (4): 314–322.
Published Online: 03 May 2017
... can be evaluated concurrently with portal haemodynamic changes allowing non-invasive assessment of portal hypertension and effects of interventions. A combination ultra-high field (7T) provides greater sensitivity with a potential to distinguish inflammation from fibrosis on imaging and determine...
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Dig Dis (2017) 35 (4): 310–313.
Published Online: 03 May 2017
... Portal hypertension Fibrosis resolution Biomarker Liver fibrosis is the final common pathway of iterative or chronic liver damage [ 1,2 ]. When fibrosis reaches an advanced stage, cirrhosis develops - which indicates a loss of normal liver architecture, disruption of normal blood flow...
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Dig Dis (2017) 35 (4): 402–410.
Published Online: 03 May 2017
... ]. Patients with the first onset of ascites have a probability of survival of 85% during the first year and 56% at 5 years without liver transplantation [ 2 ]. The development of ascites occurs only when portal hypertension exists and also only when the portal pressure as measured by hepatic venous pressure...
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Dig Dis (2016) 34 (4): 374–381.
Published Online: 11 May 2016
...(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Angiogenesis Chronic liver diseases Cirrhosis Fibrogenesis Fibrosis Portal hypertension The set of morphologic...
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Dig Dis (2015) 33 (4): 508–514.
Published Online: 06 July 2015
...Jordi Gracia-Sancho; Raquel Maeso-Díaz; Jaime Bosch Portal hypertension is a common complication of chronic liver disease. Its relevance comes from the fact that it determines most complications leading to death or liver transplantation in patients with cirrhosis of the liver: bleeding from...
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Dig Dis (2015) 33 (4): 515–523.
Published Online: 06 July 2015
... stages and predictors should be recognized in order to correctly stratify the prognosis and individualize possible therapeutic options. Key Messages: In compensated cirrhosis the presence of clinically significant portal hypertension [CSPH = hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) ≥10 mm Hg] constitutes...
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Dig Dis (2015) 33 (4): 524–533.
Published Online: 06 July 2015
...Juan G. Abraldes; Puneeta Tandon Variceal bleeding is the most serious complication of portal hypertension. All cirrhotic patients should be screened endoscopically for varices which are present in about 30% of compensated and 60% of decompensated patients at diagnosis. In patients without varices...
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Dig Dis (1992) 10 (Suppl. 1): 84–93.
Published Online: 04 November 2008
...Richard J. Gusberg Despite progress in our understanding and management of patients with portal hypertension, the long-term control of variceal bleeding remains a significant challenge. With further clarification of the underlying pathophysiology and technological advances that have facilitated...
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Dig Dis (1992) 10 (Suppl. 1): 46–55.
Published Online: 04 November 2008
... or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Esophageal varices Portal hypertension Cirrhosis Portosytemic shunt Esophageal transection Vasopressin Somatostatin Dig Dis 1992:1 suppl l):46-55 Jonathan j . Lewis irvin m...
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Dig Dis (1992) 10 (Suppl. 1): 94–102.
Published Online: 04 November 2008
...-term patency of interventional shunts, and justified their clinical application. The rationales for this new approach to the treatment of portal hypertension are its relative safety, even in Child C patients, and the disabilities such as rebleeding or aggravation of hepatic encephalopathy of other...
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Dig Dis (1996) 14 (4): 258–270.
Published Online: 04 November 2008
...Hector H. Trevino; Charles E. Brady III; Steven Schenker Portal hypertensive gastropathy (PHG) is part of a complex syndrome which occurs as a complication of chronic liver disease and portal hypertension (PHTN). At endoscopy, the gastric mucosa shows that mosaic-like pattern and red marks, which...
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Dig Dis (1992) 10 (Suppl. 1): 65–73.
Published Online: 04 November 2008
... the bleeding and follow-up data for at least 6 months were available. 90.5% of these patients had nonalcoholic etiology for their portal hypertension. 60.8% of patients developed recurrent varices and 11.1% had recurrent bleeding from esophageal varices. The bleeding risk index, calculated as the number...
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Dig Dis (1992) 10 (Suppl. 1): 38–45.
Published Online: 04 November 2008
.... Sclerotherapy Portosystemic shunt Portal hypertension Dig Dis 1992;10(suppl 1):38 45 Fuad Hasan Barry A. Levine Department oflntcrnal Medicine and Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Tex., USA The Role of Endoscopic Sclerotherapy in the Management of Esophageal...
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Dig Dis (1992) 10 (Suppl. 1): 3–15.
Published Online: 04 November 2008
...Padraic MacMathuna; Panglionas Vlavianos; Dawd Westaby; Roger Williams Portal hypertension is characterised by alterations in the splanchnic and systemic circulation associated with the development of portosystemic collateral channels, the most important of which are found in lower oesophagus...