Prevalence of portal hypertensive duodenopathy in cirrhosis: clinical and haemodynamic features.

@article{Menchn2006PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of portal hypertensive duodenopathy in cirrhosis: clinical and haemodynamic features.},
  author={Luis Mench{\'e}n and Cristina Ripoll and Ign{\'a}cio Marin-Jim{\'e}nez and Arturo Col{\'o}n and Judith G{\'o}mez-Camarero and Cecilia Gonz{\'a}lez-Asanza and Pedro Mench{\'e}n and Enrique Cos and Rafael Ba{\~n}ares},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={
          649-53
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To estimate the prevalence of portal hypertensive duodenopathy (PHD) in patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension, and to evaluate its relationship with clinical and haemodynamic parameters. PATIENTS AND METHODS Endoscopy reports and clinical history of 549 consecutive patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension were evaluated retrospectively. A diagnosis of PHD was obtained in those patients with a congestive vascular pattern of the duodenum. RESULTS PHD was found in… CONTINUE READING

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