TY - CHAP A1 - Lv Yunfu ED1 - Dmitry V. Garbuzenko Y1 - 2012-03-14 PY - 2012 T1 - Changes of Peripheral Blood Cells in Patients with Cirrhotic 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. 8 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/38814 DO - 10.5772/38814 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-05-10 ER -