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Portal Hypertension

Causes and Complications

Edited by Dmitry Garbuzenko

South Ural State Medical University

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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Portal HypertensionCauses and ComplicationsEdited by Dmitry Garbuzenko

Published: March 14th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1695

ISBN: 978-953-51-0251-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6884-3

Copyright year: 2012

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38699 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Molecules: Abnormal Vasculatures in the Splanchnic and Systemic Circulation in Portal Hypertension"

By Yasuko Iwakiri


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2. Cystic Fibrosis Liver Disease

By Andrew Low and Nabil A. Jarad


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3. Extra Hepatic Portal Venous Obstruction in Children

By Narendra K. Arora and Manoja K. Das


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4. Portal Vein Thrombosis with Cavernous Transformation in Myeloproliferative Disorders: Review Update

By Anca Rosu, Cristian Searpe and Mihai Popescu


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5. The Bacterial Endotoxins Levels in the Blood of Cirrhotic Patients as Predictor of the Risk of Esophageal Varices Bleeding

By Dmitry Garbuzenko, Alexandr Mikurov and Dmitry Smirnov


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6. Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Improve Liver Microcirculation and Reduce Portal Hypertension in Liver Cirrhosis

By Xu Lieming, Gu Jie, Lu Xiong, Zhou Yang, Tian Tian, Zhang Jie and Xu Hong


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7. Role of Manganese as Mediator of Central Nervous System: Alteration in Experimental Portal Hypertension

By Juan Pablo Prestifilippo, Silvina Tallis, Amalia Delfante, Pablo Souto, Juan Carlos Perazzo and Gabriela Beatriz Acosta


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8. Changes of Peripheral Blood Cells in Patients with Cirrhotic Portal Hypertension

By Lv Yunfu


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