Renal vasoconstriction and portal hypertension in compensated cirrhotics. A DDUS study

A. Colli, R. Pometta, D. Conte, M. Cocciolo, M. Fraquelli

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Abstract

The possible presence of renal vasoconstriction and its relation to portal hypertension In Child's class A cirrhotics who never experienced ascites was investigated. Duplex Doppler ultrasonic studies showed that such patients, renal resistive index is increased in about a half of the cases and reflects more specifically than portal congestive index the presence of portal hypertension.

Original languageEnglish
JournalUltrasound in Medicine and Biology
Volume26
Issue numberSUPPL. 2
Publication statusPublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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