Hepatogenous Diabetes in Cirrhosis Is Related to Portal Pressure and Variceal Hemorrhage.
Summary of "Hepatogenous Diabetes in Cirrhosis Is Related to Portal Pressure and Variceal Hemorrhage."
The clinical impact and complications of hepatogenous diabetes (HD) on cirrhosis have not been elucidated. This study aimed to evaluate the relationship of HD with portal hypertension (PHT) and variceal hemorrhage and to assess the prevalence of HD.
Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju Christian Hospital, Yonsei University, 162, Ilsan-dong, Wonju, Republic of Korea.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Digestive diseases and sciences
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23912248
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-013-2802-y
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Abnormal increase of resistance to blood flow within the hepatic PORTAL SYSTEM, frequently seen in LIVER CIRRHOSIS and conditions with obstruction of the PORTAL VEIN.
The venous pressure measured in the PORTAL VEIN.
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