Thickened stomach--an ultrasound sign of portal hypertension.


Congestive gastrophy occurs with portal hypertension and is associated with vascular changes including dilatation and tortuosity of the submucous veins. Transabdominal ultrasound measurements of the stomach were made to determine whether these changes resulted in increased thickness of the stomach in patients with established cirrhosis and portal… (More)


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@article{Saverymuttu1990ThickenedSU, title={Thickened stomach--an ultrasound sign of portal hypertension.}, author={Sethna H. Saverymuttu and Catherine M. Corbishley and J. D. Maxwell and Anthony Joseph}, journal={Clinical radiology}, year={1990}, volume={41 1}, pages={17-8} }