portal hypertension


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portal hypertension

[′pȯrd·əl ‚hī·pər′ten·shən]
(medicine)
Portal venous pressure in excess of 20 mmHg (2666 pascals), resulting from intrahepatic or extrahepatic portal venous compression or occlusion.
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In our study we have investigated the possible predictive value of certain ultrasound parameters of portal vein for the assessment of risk of bleeding oesophageal varices with liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension by comparing ultrasonographic and upper GI endoscopic findings.
Portal hypertension associated with portal fibrosis was reported in nine patients who were found to have high arsenic level in their liver in Chandigarh, India.
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Portal hypertension affects the blood flow into the portal vein, which feeds blood to the liver.
Don Rockey, Chief of the university's Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, identified the cellular activity that results in portal hypertension.
Fertility is reduced in cirrhosis, making pregnancy rare, but pregnancy is more common in women with noncirrhotic portal hypertension.
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His clinical expertise focuses on the management of the complications of liver disease, including cirrhosis and portal hypertension.
Son Marley, six, is her inspiration, as he continues to bravely fight liver and kidney diseases portal hypertension, congenital hepatic fibrosis, Caroli's disease and polycystic kidney disease.