Hepatic venous pressure gradient

Hepatic venous pressure gradient measurement is a safe and minimally invasive method to indirectly measure portal vein pressure in chronic liver disease patients suspected of developing portal vein hypertension. 


  • diagnosis of liver fibrosis and risk stratification
  • identification of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who are candidates for liver resection
  • monitoring of the efficacy of medical treatment for portal venous hypertension
  • assessment of progression of portal hypertension


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