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Do you always get right sided heart failure with portal hypertension?

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Dr. Kevin Carson
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: No

No.

In brief: No

No.
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: No

Portal hypertension is due to obstruction of flow of blood through the liver on its way back to the r heart.
High pressures in the r heart may be reflected back to the liver causing portal hypertension but not the other way round.

In brief: No

Portal hypertension is due to obstruction of flow of blood through the liver on its way back to the r heart.
High pressures in the r heart may be reflected back to the liver causing portal hypertension but not the other way round.
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