Shiv Kumar Sarin

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Noncirrhotic portal hypertension

How can I be sure that the patient has noncirrhotic portal hypertension? Portal hypertension is characterized by an increase in portal pressure (>10 mmHg) and could be a result of cirrhosis of the liver or noncirrhotic diseases. Noncirrhotic portal hypertension (NCPH) consists of a group of diseases; of intrahepatic or extrahepatic etiology, where hepatic venous…

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