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Bleeding Esophageal Varices: Portal Hypertension is the first edition of a scholarly monograph devoted to the life cycle of the esophageal varix. This reservoir of information, including the wealth of pathologic and clinical material available at the Bellevue Hospital, summarizes our knowledge of the subject in a beautifully written, well integrated, comprehensive fashion.
While preserving a clinical perspective, Dr. Liebowitz has extensively reviewed and critically analyzed the maze of experimental and clinical data bearing on the multifaceted problems engendered by portal hypertension. The mechanisms responsible for the anatomic-pathophysiologic changes and hemodynamic alterations produced by intrinsic and extrinsic hepatic disease in
Bleeding Esophageal Varices: Portal Hypertension.. Ann Intern Med. ;51:415–416. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-51-2-415_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;51(2):415-416.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease.
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