Volume 2 Issue 6, June 2005



  • Viewpoint |

    Bleeding associated with portal hypertension, is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with cirrhosis. Surgery was originally the only treatment; however, over the past few decades, several new prophylactic and treatment options have evolved which call into question the role of the surgeon in the future management and treatment of bleeding portal hypertension.

    • J Michael Henderson
    •  & Yolanda Yang

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