Meet the Expert: Portal vein thrombosis

 General hepatology

West 4
Meet the Experts
13 April 2018 16:00 - 16:50

The session will be divided in two parts:
- First part (ADG): PVT in patients with chronic liver disease
- Second part (SDM): PVT in patients without liver disease

Questions for discussion: 
1) What are the hemodynamic consequences of PVT in cirrhotic patients?
2) What is the clinical presentation and the natural history of PVT in cirrhosis?
3) Which patients with cirrhosis should be anticoagulated and how?
4) Is pregnancy contraindicated in PVT?
5) What investigations are indicated to exclude a thrombophilic condition?

6) What is the recommended duration of anticoagulant therapy?