TY - CHAP A1 - Yasuko Iwakiri ED1 - Dmitry V. Garbuzenko Y1 - 2012-03-14 PY - 2012 T1 - The Molecules: Abnormal Vasculatures in the Splanchnic and Systemic Circulation in Portal Hypertension" N2 - Portal hypertension is a clinical syndrome defined by a portal venous pressure gradient, exceeding 5 mm Hg. In this book the causes of its development and complications are described. Authors have presented personal experiences on conducting patients with various displays of portal hypertension. Moreover, the book presents modern data about molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis of portal hypertension in liver cirrhosis, the information about the original predictor of risk of bleeding from gastro-esophageal varices and new methods for their conservative treatment. BT - Portal Hypertension SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/38545 DO - 10.5772/38545 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-20 ER -