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Hepatic venous pressure gradient determination in patients with hepatitis C virus-related and alcoholic cirrhosis.

Authors
  • Bellis, Lia
  • Castellacci, Roberto
  • Montagnese, Fabrizio
  • Festuccia, Federica
  • Corvisieri, Paolo
  • Puoti, Claudio
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2003
Volume
15
Issue
10
Pages
1085–1089
Identifiers
PMID: 14501616
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The degree of portal hypertension in cirrhotic patients does not correlate with the cause of the disease. Thus, current statements on the management of portal hypertension, although based upon studies including mainly patients with alcoholic cirrhosis, can be applied also to patients with viral-related cirrhosis.

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