Portal hypertension in primary biliary cirrhosis.

@article{Kew1971PortalHI,
  title={Portal hypertension in primary biliary cirrhosis.},
  author={Michael Charles Kew and Rajiv R Varma and H A dos Santos and Peter J. Scheuer and Sheila Sherlock},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1971},
  volume={12 10},
  pages={830-4}
}
Evidence of portal hypertension was found in 50 out of 109 patients (47%) with primary biliary cirrhosis, and of these 32 bled from oesophageal varices. In four patients portal hypertension was the initial manifestation of the disease and this complication was recognized in a further 17 within two years of the first symptom of primary biliary cirrhosis. The development of portal hypertension was associated with a poor prognosis and death could frequently be attributed to variceal bleeding; the… CONTINUE READING

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