Vagal mediation of systemic cardiovascular response to portal hypertension: from experimental studies in animals to treatment of humans

Møller, Søren
July 2008
Gut;Jul2008, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p884
Academic Journal
The article presents the result of medical studies in animals to treatment of humans concerning the efficiency of vagal mediation of systemic cardiovascular response to portal hypertension. It has been found that complications of portal hypertension have focused on the extrahepatic and systemic manifestations. With that, many authors have confirmed the presence of a hyperdynamic circulation affecting the course of the disease and the prognosis in portal hypertensive patients.


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