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Hemodynamic evaluation of portal hypertension.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2289766     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The portal circulation has long been relatively inaccessible to clinical investigation, a fact which has hindered the management of patients with portal hypertension. In recent years an increasing number of techniques have become available for hemodynamic evaluation of the portal circulation. This review discusses the most important of these, and attempts to highlight clinical situations in which hemodynamic assessment may be of value to the individual patient.
Authors:
P A McCormick; A K Burroughs
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hepato-gastroenterology     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0172-6390     ISO Abbreviation:  Hepatogastroenterology     Publication Date:  1990 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-04-04     Completed Date:  1991-04-04     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8007849     Medline TA:  Hepatogastroenterology     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  546-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Academic Department of Medicine, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Azygos Vein / physiopathology
Esophageal and Gastric Varices / physiopathology
Hemodynamics*
Hepatic Veins / physiopathology
Humans
Hypertension, Portal / physiopathology*
Portal Vein / physiopathology
Regional Blood Flow
Venous Pressure

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