TITLE

Quantitative modeling of the physiology of ascites in portal hypertension

PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
BMC Gastroenterology;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the study of physiology of ascites in portal hypertension by quantitative modeling. The model is based on lymph flow, experimental vascular and intraperitoneal pressures along with peritoneal space compliance. The treatment of ascites with diuretics along with diagnosis of portal hypertension with plasma-ascitic albumin gradient has not been understood still.
ACCESSION #
76351865

 

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