Portal hypertension

What is Portal hypertension?

Portal hypertension is the increase in pressure in the portal vein. Portal vein is the main blood vessel which supplies blood to the liver. The portal hypertension occurs in cases of esophageal varices, cirrhosis and non-cirrhotic fibrosis of liver. Treatment of underlying cause leads to decrease in portal hypertension.

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I have portal hypertension and will be having banding ligation done late in September. But I am flying to my nephews wedding before that. Is it...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Flight is not contraindicated

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to hcm.
Portal hypertension or cirrhosis is not something that could...

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It was a typo error it is Portal Hypertension

The surggery reduces the blood pressurer load to liver and prevents further damage

Medcines to be...

doctor1 MD

Hi and thanks for this query.

I am so sorry your question was not correctly typed out. Please, review it and make sure it comes across as intended....

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sir my father is having diabetes for past one year he is also having portal hypertension with cirrhosis for past 18 yrs.now his weight is reduced...

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hi iam Dr.Nallammai

welcome to healthcare magic

as ur dad is having cirrhosis fr past 18 yrs..it is a risk factor for hepatocellular...

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