Quantitative modeling of the physiology of ascites in portal hypertension

January 2012
BMC Gastroenterology;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p26
Academic Journal
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.


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