Editorial: increased cardiac output in cirrhosis - non-invasive assessment of regional blood flow by magnetic resonance angiography.

@article{Berzigotti2016EditorialIC,
  title={Editorial: increased cardiac output in cirrhosis - non-invasive assessment of regional blood flow by magnetic resonance angiography.},
  author={A Berzigotti and J Bosch},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2016},
  volume={43 12},
  pages={1340-2}
}
Patients with end-stage liver disease have been known for a long time to have a hyperdynamic circulation, characterised by decreased peripheral resistance and arterial blood pressure, and increased plasma volume, heart rate and cardiac output. This represents an adaptive response to the presence of portal hypertension, portalsystemic collaterals and liver… CONTINUE READING