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Is it true that cirrhosis of the liver can lead to portal hypertension?

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Dr. Joe Golowa
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Portal htn

Yes.
As the liver becomes fibrotic the blood from the portal vein sees greater resistance and pressure in the portal vein rises.

In brief: Portal htn

Yes.
As the liver becomes fibrotic the blood from the portal vein sees greater resistance and pressure in the portal vein rises.
Dr. Joe Golowa
Dr. Joe Golowa
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes

Portal hypertension is a common consequence of cirrhosis and at the root of many of its complications.

In brief: Yes

Portal hypertension is a common consequence of cirrhosis and at the root of many of its complications.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: YES

Almost always.

In brief: YES

Almost always.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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