Effects of vasopressin on portal hemodynamics in patients with portal hypertension.

Abstract

In view of the variability in the magnitude of the response of portal venous pressure to vasopressin in man, we investigated the effect of vasopressin on portal hemodynamics in seven patients with portal hypertension by simultaneous catheterization of the portal and the hepatic vein and the measurement of portal venous flow by an echo-Doppler flowmetry… (More)

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