TITLE

The window hypothesis: haemodynamic and nonhaemodynamic effects of b-blockers improve survival of patients with cirrhosis during a window in the disease

AUTHOR(S)
Krag, Aleksander; Wiest, Reiner; Albillos, Agustín; Gluud, Lise Lotte
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Gut;Jul2012, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p967
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the impact of the β blockers in terms of both haemodynamic and nonhaemodynamic on the patients suffering with cirrhosis in the liver. The advanced stage of cirrhosis causes variceal bleeding, spontaneous infections, ascites and develops the hepatorenal syndrome and hepatic encephalopathy. Information on the identification of surrogate makers of the blockers results of the blockers on the patients is also presented.
ACCESSION #
76169831

 

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