Portal Hypertension, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease
Author By Jorge Herrera, MD, Division of Gastroenterology
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Format Hardcover ISBN 9780323297110 Copyright Year 2014
Dr. Herrera has created an issue that will serve as a complete update on the topic of Portal Hpertension. Content is provided from medical therapies to surgery on the patient with portal hypertension. The following important issues are addressed: Invasive and Noninvasive Methods of Measuring Portal Pressure; Primary Prophylaxis of Varceal Bleeding; Gastric and Ectopic Varices; Hepatic Hydrothorax; and Hepatopulmonary Syndrome. Readers will come away with state-of-the-art information on the topic of portal hypertension.