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Portal Hypertension Patho-Physiology & Clinical correlation

  • Dr Manish Madnani
    • Pathological increase of the portal pressure gradient (PPG)
    PPG = (Portal venous pressure – IVC pressure) PPG > upper normal value  (5 mmHg)
    • Formation of portal-systemic collaterals
    Shunting of portal blood flow to systemic circulation bypassing the liver