Clinical, laboratory, and hemodynamic parameters in portal hypertensive gastropathy: a study of 254 cirrhotics.

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BACKGROUND Portal hypertensive gastropathy (PHG) is the most common gastric mucosal injury in patients with liver cirrhosis. It is a cause of both acute and chronic upper gastrointestinal bleeding even in the absence of esophageal or gastric varices. The pathogenesis of PHG is unclear. It is not known whether PHG correlates more with portal hypertension or… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MCG.0b013e3181b37ea1

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@article{Kumar2010ClinicalLA, title={Clinical, laboratory, and hemodynamic parameters in portal hypertensive gastropathy: a study of 254 cirrhotics.}, author={Ashish Kumar and Smruti Ranjan Mishra and Praveen Sharma and Barjesh Chander Sharma and Shiv Kumar Sarin}, journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology}, year={2010}, volume={44 4}, pages={294-300} }