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  • http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic_port...
  • Portal hypertension is an increase in the pressure within the portal vein (the vein that carries blood from the digestive organs to the liver).
  • http://patient.info/doctor/portal-hypertension-pro
  • Portal hypertension refers to abnormally high pressure in the hepatic portal vein.
  • http://www.uptodate.com/contents/portal-hypertension-in-adults
  • This topic will review the development, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis of portal hypertension in adults.
  • http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/dig...
  • The most common cause of portal hypertension is cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal_hypertension
  • Portal hypertension is hypertension (high blood pressure) in the portal vein system, which is composed of the portal vein, and its branches and tributaries.
  • http://www.healthhype.com/portal-hypertension-high-blood-pressure...
  • Portal hypertension is the medical term for elevated blood pressure with the major vein of the liver, the hepatic portal vein.
  • http://www.childrenshospital.org/conditions-and-treatments/condit...
  • What is portal hypertension?Portal hypertension describes an increase in pressure within the portal vein, the vessel that carries blood from the organs of the digestive system (the intestines and the spleen) to the liver.
  • http://healthinfo.uclahealth.org/Library/DiseasesConditions/Adult...
  • Portal hypertension is high blood pressure of the portal vein.
  • http://www.rad-inc.com/handler.cfm?event=practice,template&cpid=25750
  • Medication and endoscopic techniques, such as sclerotherapy, banding, and balloon tamponade, are the first action to stop venous bleeding.
  • http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/sym/portal_hypertension.htm
  • Portal hypertension: Portal hypertension is a condition in which the blood pressure is abnormally high in the portal vein system, which carries blood from the digestive organs to the liver.
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    Hepatic microcirculation and mechanisms of portal hypertension
    Nature - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Severe steatosis induces portal hypertension by systemic arterial hyporeactivity and hepatic vasoconstrictor hyperreactivity in rats
    Nature - Friday, January 12, 2018
    Therapeutic siRNA targeting endothelial KDR decreases portosystemic collateralization in portal hypertension
    Nature - Thursday, November 2, 2017
    Beta-blockers alone or with endoscopic therapy for prevention of variceal rebleeding in portal hypertension
    Wiley - Thursday, May 4, 2017
    Vanishing Bile Ducts, Cholesatatic Jaundice and Portal Hypertension Secondary to Hepatic ALECT-2 Amyloid Deposition
    Wolters Kluwer Health - Tuesday, December 20, 2016
    A Novel Predictor of Posttransplant Portal Hypertension in Adult-To-Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation: Increased Estimated Spleen/Graft Volume Ratio
    Wolters Kluwer Health - Thursday, September 22, 2016
    Portal Hypertension Related to Schistosomiasis Treated With a Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt
    Wolters Kluwer Health - Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    Emricasan Shows Benefit in Portal Hypertension
    Medpage Today - Wednesday, November 18, 2015
    Conatus Announces Top-line Results From Multicenter Phase 2 Portal Hypertension Clinical Trial in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis
    EIN Presswire - Wednesday, September 23, 2015
    Exalenz Bioscience launches pivotal study of world's first breath-based test to diagnose clinically significant portal hypertension
    Medical News Today - Thursday, October 23, 2014

    Videos

    Approaches to the Management of Portal Hypertension in Children
         
    On April 8, 2011, Children's Hospital will host a one day conference to analyze the Baveno V consensus statement along with the development of future directions in the diagnosis and treatment of Pediatric Portal Hypertension.

    Portal hypertension Lecture part 3 in High Definition
         
    ▶▶▶ Watch over 120 hours of Medical Videos at http://www.ftplectures.com◀◀◀ This video explains clinical application of portal hypertension and signs and symptoms patients often present with in the real world.

    Portal hypertension
         
    Dr. Michael Wallace discusses portal hypertension on endoscopic ultrasound

    Portal Hypertension and the Outcome of Surgery for HCC
         
    Drs. Stephen A. Harrison and Annalisa Berzigotti discuss the paper: Portal hypertension and the outcome of surgery for hepatocellular carcinoma in compensated cirrhosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis from the Februrary issue of HEPATOLOGY....

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    Central Splenorenal Shunt for Portal Hypertension and Splenomegaly in an Adolescent: A patient presenting with marked reduction in platelet count and abdominal pain is diagnosed with portal hypertension, resulting in splenomegaly.

    UPMC Physician Resources: Infection Challenges in the Cirrhotic Patient
           
    Now if you look at the "conventional complications of cirrhosis" these are the ones listed there: portal hypertension / variceal bleeding; ascites ? spontaneous bacterial peritonitis; hepatorenal syndrome; hepatic encephalopathy; coagulopathy; hepatocell

    Portal hypertension
           
    Dr. Michael Wallace discusses portal hypertension on endoscopic ultrasound

    "Evolution in the understanding of the pathophysiological basis of portal hypertension..."
           
    Prof Jaime Bosch discusses his article "Evolution in the understanding of the pathophysiological basis of portal hypertension: how changes in paradigm are leading to successful new treatments"

    Portal Hypertension
           
    Dr. Micheal Wallace demonstrates multiple features of portal hypertension as seen during endoscopic ultrasound.

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    A chronic liver disease which causes damage to liver tissue, scarring of the liver (fibrosis; nodular regeneration), progressive decrease in liver function, excessive fluid in the abdomen (ascites), bleeding disorders (coagulopathy), increased pressure in
    11-year-old boy with ascites and portal hypertension due to schistosomiasis (Agusan del Sur, Philippines)
    Steps in a TIPS procedure: A) portal hypertension has caused the coronary vein (arrow) and the umbilical vein (arrowhead) to dilate and flow in reverse.
    Mechanism of ascites in portal hypertension; S=stomach; C=colon; I=intestine.
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    Mechanism of ascites in portal hypertension; S=stomach; C=colon; I=intestine.
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    A chronic liver disease which causes damage to liver tissue, scarring of the liver (fibrosis; nodular regeneration), progressive decrease in liver function, excessive fluid in the abdomen (ascites), bleeding disorders (coagulopathy), increased pressure in
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    11-year-old boy with ascites and portal hypertension due to schistosomiasis (Agusan del Sur, Philippines)
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    Steps in a TIPS procedure: A) portal hypertension has caused the coronary vein (arrow) and the umbilical vein (arrowhead) to dilate and flow in reverse.
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    Diagram: portal hypertension leads to splanchnic vasoconstriction, which decreases effective cirulatory volume. This activates the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, which leads to ascites due to kidney sodium avidity and hepatorenal syndrome due to ki
    Axial CT showing varices of the fundus in liver cirrhosis with portal hypertension
    Axial CT showing esophageal varices in liver cirrhosis with portal hypertension
    11-year-old boy with abdominal fluid and portal hypertension due to schistosomiasis (Agusan del Sur, Philippines)
    WebMD helps you understand portal hypertension.
    Diagram: portal hypertension leads to splanchnic vasoconstriction, which decreases effective cirulatory volume. This activates the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, which leads to ascites due to kidney sodium avidity and hepatorenal syndrome due to ki
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    Axial CT showing varices of the fundus in liver cirrhosis with portal hypertension
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    Axial CT showing esophageal varices in liver cirrhosis with portal hypertension
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    11-year-old boy with abdominal fluid and portal hypertension due to schistosomiasis (Agusan del Sur, Philippines)
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    WebMD helps you understand portal hypertension.
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    If you have liver disease, you have an increased risk of portal hypertension (high pressure in your portal veins).
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    Fig 1: Portal hypertension before the distal splenorenal shunt surgery is performed.
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    What is Portal Hypertension (including oesophageal varices)
    If you have liver disease, you have an increased risk of portal hypertension (high pressure in your portal veins).
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    Fig 1: Portal hypertension before the distal splenorenal shunt surgery is performed.
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    What is Portal Hypertension (including oesophageal varices)
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    The FDA has issued a warning about an association between use of ddI (didanosine) and the development of non-cirrhotic portal hypertension:
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    The FDA has issued a warning about an association between use of ddI (didanosine) and the development of non-cirrhotic portal hypertension:
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    Diagram: portal hypertension leads to splanchnic vasoconstriction, which decreases effective cirulatory volume. This activates the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, which leads to ascites due to kidney sodium avidity and hepatorenal syndrome due to ki
    Isolated gastric varices of Sarin classification IGV-1 seen on gastroscopy in a patient with portal hypertension
    Axial CT showing esophageal varices in liver cirrhosis with portal hypertension
    Mechanism of ascites in portal hypertension; S=stomach; C=colon; I=intestine.
    11-year-old boy with ascites and portal hypertension due to schistosomiasis (Agusan del Sur, Philippines)
    Diagram: portal hypertension leads to splanchnic vasoconstriction, which decreases effective cirulatory volume. This activates the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, which leads to ascites due to kidney sodium avidity and hepatorenal syndrome due to ki
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    Isolated gastric varices of Sarin classification IGV-1 seen on gastroscopy in a patient with portal hypertension
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    Axial CT showing esophageal varices in liver cirrhosis with portal hypertension
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    Mechanism of ascites in portal hypertension; S=stomach; C=colon; I=intestine.
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    11-year-old boy with ascites and portal hypertension due to schistosomiasis (Agusan del Sur, Philippines)
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    Steps in a TIPS procedure: A) portal hypertension has caused the coronary vein (arrow) and the umbilical vein (arrowhead) to dilate and flow in reverse.
    Axial CT showing varices of the fundus in liver cirrhosis with portal hypertension
    11-year-old boy with abdominal fluid and portal hypertension due to schistosomiasis (Agusan del Sur, Philippines)
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    Axial CT showing varices of the fundus in liver cirrhosis with portal hypertension
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    11-year-old boy with abdominal fluid and portal hypertension due to schistosomiasis (Agusan del Sur, Philippines)
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