Portal hypertension is elevated pressure in your portal venous system. The portal vein is a major vein that leads to the liver. The most common cause of portal hypertension is… read more
What is typical symptom for portal hypertension? The main symptoms and complications of portal hypertension include: Gastrointestinal bleeding marked by black, tarry stools or blood in the stools, or… read more
What is the Risk of Portal Hypertension?
What is the treatment for portal hypertension? Pharmacologic therapy for portal hypertension includes the use of beta-blockers, most commonly propranolol and nadolol. Brazilian investigators have suggested that the… read more
Things You Have To Know About Portal Hypertension
What is portal hypertension? Portal hypertension is high blood pressure in the portal vein. The portal vein is located in your belly (abdomen). It gets blood from your digestive… read more