Medicine » Hepatology

Portal Hypertension - Causes and Complications

Edited by Dmitry V. Garbuzenko, ISBN 978-953-51-0251-9, 156 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 14, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1695
Edited Volume

Portal hypertension is a clinical syndrome defined by a portal venous pressure gradient, exceeding 5 mm Hg. In this book the causes of its development and complications are described. Authors have presented personal experiences on conducting patients with various displays of portal hypertension. Moreover, the book presents modern data about molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis of portal hypertension in liver cirrhosis, the information about the original predictor of risk of bleeding from gastro-esophageal varices and new methods for their conservative treatment.

Prof. Dmitry Garbuzenko

South Ural State Medical University

Education: 1979-1985: Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy. 1985-1987: Post-graduate student in Department of Hospital Surgery, Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy. 1987-1990: Aspirant in Department of Hospital Surgery, Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy. Employment: 1991 - 2003: assistent professor of Department of Faculty Surgery, Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy. 2003 - 2010: docent of Department of Faculty Surgery, Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy/ 2010 - to present: professor of Department of Faculty Surgery, South Ural State Medical University. http://garbuzenko62.ru/

Experience

  • 1991 - current

    South Ural State Medical University

    Work Experience: Practical activities associated with emergency abdominal surgery. Able to perform basic operations on the abdominal organs to perfection, with the preferred surgery of the liver, biliary tract and pancreas. Has extensive experience in experimental work on the problem of portal hypertension (modeling, treatment). Sphere of Research Interest is clinicopathological problems associated with liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension.

Education

  • 1979 - 1985

    Medical, Moscow Research Institute of Psychiatry, Chelyabinsk

    Hospital Surgery Chair

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  • Portal Hypertension - Causes and Complications

    Portal hypertension is a clinical syndrome defined by a portal venous pressure gradient, exceeding 5 mm Hg. In this book the causes of its development and complications are described. Authors have presented personal experiences on conducting patients with various displays of portal hypertension. Moreover, the book presents modern data about molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis of portal hypertension in liver cirrhosis, the information about the original predictor of risk of bleeding from gastro-esophageal varices and new methods for their conservative treatment.

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