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Author Baveno International Consensus Workshop (5th)

Title Portal hypertension V : proceedings of the Fifth Baveno International Consensus Workshop / edited by Roberto de Franchis
Edition Fifth edition
Published Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley & Sons, 2011
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Contents Hepatic venous pressure gradient, biopsy or both? / Guadalupe Garcia Tsao -- Elastography in the non-invasive evaluation of the extent of fibrosis and in the diagnosis of portal hypertension / Laurent Castéra -- Clinical epidemiological and statistical challenges in defining recording and analysing endpoints / Thorkild I.A. Sørensen and Per Kragh Andersen -- Pre-primary and primary prophylaxis : what has been done? / Carlo Merkel, Manuela Merli, and Alessandra Dell'Era -- Pre-primary and primary prophylaxis : what should we do next? / Roberto J Groszmann, Cristina Ripoll, and Julio Vorobioff -- Failure to Control Bleeding and Failure to control rebleeding / Andrew K Burroughs ... [et al.] -- Should prognostic variables be used to direct patient management in the acute setting? / Mario D'Amico and Juan Carlos García-Pagán -- Treatment of acute bleeding / Loren Laine ... [et al.] -- Preventing rebleeding in 2010 / Norman Grace ... [et al.] -- Stages classification of cirrhosis : where do we stand? / Gennaro D'Amico -- Budd-Chiari syndrome : hepatic venous outflow tract obstruction / Dominique-Charles Valla -- Extrahepatic portal vein obstruction (EHPVO) / Shiv Kumar Sarin, Ashish Kumar, and Yogesh Kumar Chawla -- The coagulopathy of chronic liver disease : is the long and widely held belief being dispelled? / Armando Tripodi -- Anticoagulation therapy in cirrhosis with portal vein thrombosis / Marco Senzolo -- Variceal bleeding, infections, and the hepatorenal syndrome / Richard Moreau -- Portal hypertension in children : current practice and the need for evidence / Simon C. Ling and Benjamin L. Shneider -- Statins in portal hypertension / Juan G. Abraldes, Vincenzo La Mura, and Jaime Bosch -- A look into the future : new treatments on the horizon : antiviral therapy / Diego Rincón ... [et al.] -- Antifibrotic drugs / Massimo Pinzani -- New drugs in the treatment of portal hypertension / María Gabriela Delgado, Susana Seijo, and Jaime Bosch
Summary Every five years, hepatologists with an interest in portal hypertension (high blood pressure in the portal vein), gather in Baveno, Italy, for the Baveno International Consensus Workshop on Portal Hypertension, attending workshops and examining the latest in clinical data and research on this condition. This book documents the contents of the meeting so that practitioners who could not be present at the conference still have access to the proceedings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available in print
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Subject Portal hypertension -- Congresses.
Hypertension, Portal.
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage -- complications.
Liver Diseases -- complications.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author De Franchis, Roberto.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 1444334492 (electronic bk.)
1444393960 (electronic bk.)
1444393987 (electronic bk.)
9781444334494 (electronic bk.)
9781444393965 (electronic bk.)
9781444393989 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Portal hypertension 5
Portal hypertension five
OTHER TI Wiley online library