Portal Pressure

Known as: Pressure, Portal Venous, Pressure, Portal, Portal Venous Pressure 
The venous pressure measured in the PORTAL VEIN.
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND & AIMS Simvastatin improves liver generation of nitric oxide and hepatic endothelial dysfunction in patients with… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
UNLABELLED Measurement of hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) is a standard method for the assessment of portal pressure and… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
UNLABELLED Liver cirrhosis is a very complex disease in which several pathological processes such as inflammation, fibrosis, and… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Increased resistance to portal blood flow is the primary factor in the pathophysiology of portal hypertension, and is mainly… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND & AIMS Variceal bleeding is the most important complication of portal hypertension. However, the relationship between… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Wedged hepatic venous pressure (WHVP) is equivalent to portal venous pressure in patients with alcoholic liver diseases. However… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND & AIMS Although resection of hepatocellular carcinoma complicating cirrhosis is restricted to patients with preserved… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Hepatic stellate cells are similar to tissue pericytes and have been shown to be contractile. In this study, we examined the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
This study was performed to examine the relationships between portal pressure measurements and the presence of esophagogastric… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Two dissimilar hemodynamic hypotheses, the "backward flow" theory and the "forward flow" theory, have been advanced to define… (More)
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