Consensus on extra-hepatic portal vein obstruction

Shiv Kumar Sarin, Jose D. Sollano, Yogesh Kumar Chawla, Deepak Amarapurkar, Saeed Hamid, Makoto Hashizume, Wasim Jafri, Ashish Kumar, Masatoshi Kudo, Laurentius M. Adrianto Lesmana, Barjesh C. Sharma, Gamal Shiha, H. Janaka de Silva

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Abstract

The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL) had set up a working party on portal hypertension in 2002 with a mandate to develop consensus on various aspects of portal hypertension. The first of these consensuses has been developed on extra-hepatic portal vein obstruction (EHPVO). It was discussed and prepared by the experts in this field from the Asian region and was presented at the annual meeting of the APASL, at Bali in August 2005. This article summarizes all the consensus statements approved by the APASL on various aspects of EHPVO.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)512-519
Number of pages8
JournalLiver International
Volume26
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2006

Keywords

  • Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension
  • Portal hypertension
  • Portal vein thrombosis
  • UGI bleed
  • Varices

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