Liver cirrhosis.

  title={Liver cirrhosis.},
  author={Massimo Pinzani and Matteo Rosselli and Michele Zuckermann},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical gastroenterology},
  volume={25 2},
Liver cirrhosis is a frequent consequence of the long clinical course of all chronic liver diseases and is characterized by tissue fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal nodules. Portal hypertension is the earliest and most important consequence of cirrhosis and underlies most of the clinical complications of the disease. Portal hypertension results from an increased intrahepatic resistance combined with increased portal (and hepatic arterial) blood… CONTINUE READING
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