Session 5 ‒ Primary Prophylaxis

  1. Roberto de Franchis MD Editor
  1. Juan Carlos Garcia-Pagan and
  2. Norman D. Grace

Published Online: 31 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760154.ch9

Portal Hypertension III: Proceedings of the Third Baverno International Consensus Workshop on Definitions, Methodology and Therapeutic Strategies

Portal Hypertension III: Proceedings of the Third Baverno International Consensus Workshop on Definitions, Methodology and Therapeutic Strategies

How to Cite

Garcia-Pagan, J. C. and Grace, N. D. (2001) Session 5 ‒ Primary Prophylaxis, in Portal Hypertension III: Proceedings of the Third Baverno International Consensus Workshop on Definitions, Methodology and Therapeutic Strategies (ed R. de Franchis), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760154.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Service Department of Internal Medicine, University of Milan, and lRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059188

Online ISBN: 9780470760154

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Keywords:

  • primary prophylaxis;
  • cirrhosis;
  • oesophageal varices;
  • variceal bleeding;
  • chronic hcv hepatitis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Prevention of First Variceal Bleeding