Keywords Portal hypertensive gastropathy Portal hypertension Prognosis Cirrhosis Abbreviations PHG Portal hypertensive gastropathy HVPG Hepatic venous pressure gradient MELD
What is portal hypertension? Portal hypertension refers to increased blood pressure in the blood vessels supplying the liver (the portal vein).
This article reviews the recent progress of US in the assessment of portal hypertension. Keywords : Ultrasonography, Doppler, Contrast media, Liver, Hypertension, portal