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Right atrial pressure is not adequate to calculate portal pressure gradient in cirrhosis: a clinical-hemodynamic correlation study.
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PMID:  20512998     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: The excellent prognostic information provided by HVPG response to drug therapy is lost if HAPG response is considered. RAP should not be used for the calculation of portal pressure gradient in patients with cirrhosis.
Vincenzo La Mura; Juan G Abraldes; Annalisa Berzigotti; Eva Erice; Alexandra Flores-Arroyo; Juan Carlos García-Pagán; Jaime Bosch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.)     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1527-3350     ISO Abbreviation:  Hepatology     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-31     Completed Date:  2010-06-17     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8302946     Medline TA:  Hepatology     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2108-16     Citation Subset:  IM    
Hepatic Hemodynamic Laboratory, Liver Unit, Hospital Clínic, Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona and Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas (CIBERehd), Barcelona, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists / therapeutic use
Blood Pressure Determination
Hemorrhage / etiology,  surgery
Hypertension, Portal / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  mortality,  physiopathology*
Liver Cirrhosis / complications,  physiopathology*
Middle Aged
Portal Pressure*
Portasystemic Shunt, Transjugular Intrahepatic
Retrospective Studies
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
Comment In:
Hepatology. 2010 Jun;51(6):1894-6   [PMID:  20512984 ]

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