TITLE

PRESENT STATUS OF PORTAL DECOMPRESSION FOR PORTAL HYPERTENSION

AUTHOR(S)
Child, Charles G.
PUB. DATE
February 1956
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1956, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p148
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the significance of portal decompression in preventing variceal hemorrhage. Suggestions on the prevention of hemorrhage by Eck; Misconception that abdominal ascites arose from congestion in the splanchnic venous bed; Surgical mortality associated with portal decompression; Continuous search for satisfactory solutions in the management of the patient with cirrhosis; Effect of portal decompression on the survival of patients with cirrhosis; Inability of alcoholic patients and those with hepatitis complication to survive the hemorrhagic cirrhosis.
ACCESSION #
18669930

 

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