Introduction: Baveno I to Baveno V … and Beyond

  1. Roberto de Franchis MD, AGAF Professor of Gastroenterology Head
  1. Roberto de Franchis MD, AGAF Professor of Gastroenterology Head

Published Online: 17 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444393989.ch

Portal Hypertension V: Proceedings of the Fifth Baveno International Consensus Workshop, Fifth Edition

Portal Hypertension V: Proceedings of the Fifth Baveno International Consensus Workshop, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

de Franchis, R. (2011) Introduction: Baveno I to Baveno V … and Beyond, in Portal Hypertension V: Proceedings of the Fifth Baveno International Consensus Workshop, Fifth Edition (ed R. de Franchis), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444393989.ch

Editor Information

  1. Department of Medical Sciences, University of Milan, and Gastroenterology 3 Unit, IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Mangiagalli and Regina Elena Foundation, Milan, Italy

Author Information

  1. Department of Medical Sciences, University of Milan, and Gastroenterology 3 Unit, IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Mangiagalli and Regina Elena Foundation, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 14 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334494

Online ISBN: 9781444393989

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Keywords:

  • Publications derived from the Baveno workshops;
  • Adherence to evidence-based guidelines in clinical practice is an important issue;
  • Impact of the Baveno consensus on the medical literature;
  • Need for young colleagues to take over the task of continuing the Baveno tradition;
  • The Baveno workshops started in 1990, andwere held every five years;
  • Application of the Baveno recommendations in clinical practice;
  • Topics addressed at the Baveno I–IV workshops;
  • Therapeutic strategies in patients with portal hypertension;
  • Prognostic factors for first bleeding, rebleeding and survival;
  • Diagnostic evaluation of patients with portal hypertension

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Baveno I to IV

  • Beyond Baveno V

  • Acknowledgements

  • References