Tag portal hypertension
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Portal Hypertension

Portal Hypertension = increased resistance to flow through liver -> shunted around the other collateral vascular beds; the most common complication of cirrhotic liver disease
Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Ultrasound Case 045

A 55 year old woman with hepatitis C and known cirrhosis presents with right upper quadrant pain. You ultrasound her gallbladder.