Sanyal, Arun J.

Portal Hypertension

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Table of contents

I.Historical Perspective

1. Portal Hypertension
Adrian Reuben, Roberto J. Groszmann

II.Pathobiology and Experimental Progress in Portal Hypertension

2. Anatomy and Vascular Biology of the Cells in the Portal Circulation
Massimo Pinzani, Francesco Vizzutti

3. Cell and Molecular Mechanisms of Increased Intrahepatic Resistance and Hemodynamic Correlates
Don C. Rockey

4. Molecular Mechanisms of Systemic Vasodilation and Hyperdynamic Circulatory State of Cirrhosis
Richard Moreau, Didier Lebrec

5. Mechanisms of Sodium Retention, Ascites Formation, and Renal Dysfunction in Cirrhosis
Andrés Cárdenas, Pere Ginès

6. Hepatic Hemodynamics in Portal Hypertension
W. Wayne Lautt, Zhi Ming

7. Neovascularization, Angiogenesis, and Vascular Remodeling in Portal Hypertension
Manuel Morales-Ruiz, Wladimiro Jiménez

8. Mechanisms of Cardiopulmonary Hemodynamics and Dysfunction in Portal Hypertension
Michael B. Fallon

III.Methodology to Assess Portal Hypertension in Humans

9. Measurement of Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient
G. Pomier-Layrargues, P.-Michel Huet

10. Evaluation of Portal Hemodynamics Using Indicator Dilution and Noninvasive Techniques
Juerg Reichen

11. Endoscopic Assessment of Portal Hypertension Including Variceal Pressure Measurements
Àngels Escorsell, Jaime Bosch

IV.Natural History and Treatment of Esophageal Varices

12. Clinical Features and Natural History of Variceal Hemorrhage
Juan G. Abraldes, Jaime Bosch

13. Management Strategies for the Prophylaxis and Treatment of Esophageal Variceal Rupture
Roberto de Franchis

14. Pharmacologic Therapy for Management of Esophageal Varices
Norman D. Grace, Richard S. Tilson

15. Endoscopic Treatment for Bleeding Esophageal Varices
John P. Cello

16. Surgical Therapies for Management
J. Michael Henderson

17. Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Stent-Shunt
Dhiraj Tripathi, Peter C. Hayes, Doris N. Redhead, Rajiv Jalan

18. Clinical Features and Management of Gastric Varices, Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy, and Ectopic Varices
Charmaine A. Stewart, Patrick S. Kamath

V.Natural History and Treatment of Ascites and Hepatorenal Syndrome

19. Ascites
Sakib Karim Kbalid, Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao

20. Management of Ascites
Florence Wong

21. Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis and Other Infections in Cirrhosis
Rosa Maria Morillas, Ramon Planas

22. Diagnosis and Management of the Hepatorenal Syndrome
Kevin Moore

VI.Evaluation and Treatment in Special Circumstances of Portal Hypertension

23. Pregnancy and Portal Hypertension
Bimaljit Sandhu, Arun J. Sanyal

24. Causes and Management of Portal Hypertension in the Pediatric Population
Frederick C. Ryckman, Maria H. Alonso, Greg Tiao

25. Noncirrhotic Portal Hypertension and Portal Vein Thrombosis
Shiv K. Sarin, Manav Wadhawan

26. Hepatic Venous Outflow Obstruction
Hugo E. Vargas, Thomas D. Boyer

27. Pulmonary Complications Associated with Portal Hypertension
Karen L. Swanson, Michael J. Krowka

28. Health Status Assessment and Economic Analyses in Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension
Jayant A. Talwalkar, W. Ray Kim

29. Future Treatments
Meena B. Bansal, Scott L. Friedman


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Keywords: MEDICAL / Public Health MED078000

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