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Portal hypertension - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 
 
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In medicine, portal hypertension is hypertension (high blood pressure) in the portal vein system, which is composed of the portal vein, and its branches and tributaries.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension: Get Facts on Symptoms and Treatment 
 
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Portal hypertension symptoms include varices, rectal bleeding, vomiting blood, ascites, hepatic encephalopathy, enlargement of the spleen, and a decrease in white blood cell counts.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Tests 
 
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Portal hypertension is an increase in the blood pressure within a system of veins called the portal venous system. Veins coming from the stomach, intestine, spleen, and pancreas merge into the portal vein, which then branches into smaller vessels and travels through the liver.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension - Cleveland Clinic 
 
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Portal hypertension is an increase in the pressure within the portal vein (the vein that carries blood from the digestive organs to the liver).  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension - Medscape Reference 
 
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Portal Hypertension. Many conditions are associated with portal hypertension, with cirrhosis being the most common cause of this disorder.  
 
 
 
What is Portal Hypertension 
 
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Portal Hypertension happens when the increased pressure in the portal vein causes large veins (varices) to develop across the esophagus and stomach to bypass the blockage.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension: Manifestations of Liver Disease: Merck ... 
 
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Portal hypertension is abnormally high blood pressure in the portal vein (the large vein that brings blood from the intestine to the liver) and its branches.  
 
 
 
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Portal hypertension information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis.  
 
 
 
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portal hypertension n. Hypertension in the portal system as seen in cirrhosis of the liver and other conditions causing obstruction to the portal vein. Portal hypertension Portal hypertension forces the blood flow backward, causing the portal veins to enlarge and the emergence of bleeding ...  
 
 
 
Portal hypertension - Dictionary.com 
 
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portal hypertension n. Hypertension in the portal system as seen in cirrhosis of the liver and other conditions causing obstruction to the portal vein.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension (cont.) - MedicineNet 
 
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What are the symptoms of portal hypertension? ... When blood cannot easily flow through the liver architecture (from portal vein to sinusoids to hepatic vein to Vena cava), it tries to bypass the portal system, using the systemic venous system to return to the heart.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension: Introduction - Johns Hopkins Medicine ... 
 
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Portal Hypertension: Causes Overview Normal portal vein pressures range from 5–10 mm Hg. The term portal hypertension refers to elevated pressures in the portal venous system.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension Imaging - Medscape Reference 
 
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In portal hypertension imaging, ultrasound techniques such as duplex ultrasonography or spectral Doppler imaging and color Doppler imaging or power Doppler imaging are the modalities of choice, because they are noninvasive, rapid, and highly sensitive and specific.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension. Learn about Portal Hypertension ... 
 
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Portal hypertension refers to abnormally high pressure in the hepatic portal vein. Learn how Clinically significant portal hypertension is defined.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension: Pathophysiology - Medscape 
 
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Cirrhosis represents the end stage of any chronic liver disease. Portal hypertension, the main consequence of cirrhosis, is responsible for its complications: variceal hemorrhage, ascites, and portosystemic encephalopathy. Portal pressure increases initially as a consequence of an increased  
 
 
 
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Thesaurus Antonyms Related Words Synonyms Legend: Noun: 1. portal hypertension - increase in blood pressure in the veins of the portal system caused by obstruction in the liver (often associated with alcoholic cirrhosis), causing enlargement of the spleen and collateral veins  
 
 
 
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Portal hypertension is defined as portal venous pressure greater than 12 mmHg. Pathology. Causes can be split in their relation to the hepatic sinusoids:  
 
 
 
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Portal hypertension diagnosis, symptoms, complications and treatment are covered in detail in this article.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Tests 
 
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How Is Portal Hypertension Treated? Unfortunately, most causes of portal hypertension cannot be treated. Instead, treatment focuses on preventing or managing the complications, especially the bleeding from the varices.  
 
 
 
Portal hypertension - Dog 
 
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Portal hypertension, defined as portal vein intravascular pressure > 10 mmHg, is the result of increased vascular resistance in the portal circulation, increased portal venous blood flow, or both. In veterinary medicine, where portal pressure is seldom measured directly, the diagnosis of portal ...  
 
 
 
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Portal hypertension is the main complication of cirrhosis and is defined as an hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) of more than 5 mmHg. Clinically significant portal hypertension is defined as HVPG of 10 mmHg or more.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension : Diagnosis of Portal Hypertension 
 
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Portal hypertension is the most common complication of cirrhosis, mainly because of variceal hemorrhage, ascites, bacterial infections, hepatic encephalopathy, and hepatorenal syndrome.  
 
 
 
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Portal hypertension is abnormally high blood pressure in branches of the portal vein, the large vein that brings blood from the intestine to the liver.  
 
 
 
Symptoms of Portal hypertension - RightDiagnosis.com 
 
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Symptoms of Portal hypertension including 24 medical symptoms and signs of Portal hypertension, alternative diagnoses, misdiagnosis, and correct diagnosis for Portal hypertension signs or Portal hypertension symptoms.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension | Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library 
 
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Portal hypertension is elevated pressure in your portal venous system. The portal vein is a major vein that leads to the liver. The most common cause of portal hypertension is cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension 
 
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The portal hypertension is not a very common disorder but it can affect anyone, especially the older people. People who have diseases of the liver are the ones who usually suffer from a portal high blood pressure.  
 
 
 
What Is Portal Hypertension? - Causes - About 
 
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Portal hypertension is a condition caused by liver disease. It's a type of high blood pressure (hypertension), but instead of affecting the entire body, it mostly affects the portal veins leading from the intestines to the liver.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension - Vascular Web 
 
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Robert W. Hobson, III, M.D. I. Anatomy and Pathophysiology . 1. Describe the anatomy of the liver and its portal and arterial circulations. 2. Understand the relationships of extra- and intrahepatic pathological abnormalities resulting in portal hypertension and a tendency to variceal bleeding ...  
 
 
 
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Portal Hypertension. 218 likes. Online Resource for those suffering from Portal Hypertension due to Portal Vein Thrombosis. Additional Resources at...  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension - Treatment information of Liver Cirrhosis 
 
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Portal Hypertension is one of the complications of liver cirrhosis in the late stage. The blood in portal can continuously flow to liver under certain pressure.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension | Pocket ICU Management 
 
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Portal Hypertension answers are found in the Pocket ICU Management powered by Unbound Medicine. Available for iPhone, iPad, Android, and Web.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension Management and Prevention. 
 
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An article on the management and prevention of Portal Hypertension.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension: Approach to the Patient With Liver ... 
 
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Portal hypertension is assumed to be present when a patient with chronic liver disease has collateral circulation, splenomegaly, ascites, or portosystemic encephalopathy.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension - Liver Specialists of Texas 
 
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Liver Specialists of Texas - Portal Hypertension - One of the most common discussions I have with patients is regarding portal hypertension which is a complication of cirrhosis of the liver. Portal hypertension develops in the liver regardless of the    
 
 
Portal Hypertension - Medscape 
 
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Practice Essentials. The most common cause of portal hypertension is cirrhosis. Vascular resistance and blood flow are 2 important factors in its development.  
 
 
 
What is portal hypertension? - WebMD 
 
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Portal hypertension is a serious increase in blood pressure in the portal vein system in the liver. Portal hypertension can be a complication of cirrhosis of the liver or alcoholic hepatitis.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension Liver Disease | Boston Children's Hospital 
 
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Learn more about Portal Hypertension Liver Disease symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments from experts at Boston Children’s, ranked best Children’s Hospital by US News.  
 
 
 
portal hypertension - Gastroenterology - MedHelp 
 
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Tmcwhirter, you're putting the cart WAY before the horse. There are a number of different things that can cause portal hypertension and many of those 'things' can be treated or contolled.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension - New York Presbyterian Hospital 
 
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Back to the nypdigestive.org Home Page. About Portal Hypertension. Portal hypertension is increased blood pressure in the liver's portal vein, a major vein that transports blood from the stomach to the liver, large and small intestines, spleen, gallbladder, and pancreas.  
 
 
 
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Portal Hypertension Surgery . Tributaries carry blood from the stomach, intestines, pancreas and spleen and drain it into the portal vein which finally drains all the blood in the liver.  
 
 
 
Portopulmonary hypertension - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 
 
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Portopulmonary hypertension (PPH) is defined by the coexistence of portal and pulmonary hypertension. PPH is a serious complication of liver disease, present in 0.25 to 4% of all patients suffering from cirrhosis.  
 
 
 
Portal hypertension. 
 
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1. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2009 May;25(3):195-201. Portal hypertension. Cárdenas A, Ginès P. PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Portal hypertension is the most common complication of cirrhosis accounting for significant morbidity and mortality mainly because of variceal hemorrhage, ascites, bacterial ...  
 
 
 
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Portal hypertension (PH) is the result of increased vascular resistance in the portal circulation, increased portal venous blood flow, or both.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension - EzineArticles 
 
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Portal hypertension is hypertension in the portal vein and its tributaries. Portal hypertension is defined as portal pressure gradient of 12 mm Hg or greater and is often associated with varices and ascites.  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension - Health Encyclopedia | Beltina.org 
 
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Portal Hypertension - high pressure in the portal vein, the large blood vessel that carries blood from the abdominal organs to the liver  
 
 
 
Portal Hypertension -- eCureMe.com 
 
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Portal hypertension is a condition in which there is an increase in the pressure within the portal vein. The portal vein is the main vein that feeds blood into the liver.  
 
 
 
portal hypertension - Heart Disease - MedHelp 
 
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You mention portal hypertension. Do you have any medical problems with your liver? The onset of portal hypertension may not always be associated with specific symptoms that identify what is happening in the liver.  
 
 
 
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Portal Hypertension. Your liver lies high in the right side of your abdomen, just beneath your ribs. All of the blood from your intestines, spleen, pancreas and stomach is filtered by your liver before returning to your heart.  
 
 
 
What does portal hypertension mean? - Definitions.net 
 
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Definition of portal hypertension in the Definitions.net dictionary. Meaning of portal hypertension. What does portal hypertension mean? Information and translations of portal hypertension in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web.  
 
 
 
Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension | Symptoms 
 
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What are the symptoms of cirrhosis? Your doctor will ask if you have any of the following symptoms: Loss of appetite; Unintended weight loss; Weakness and fatigue  
 
 
 


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