Meet the Experts: Portosinusoidal vascular disease: what is there behind this new name?

 General hepatology

Stolz 1
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Meet the Experts
14 April 2019 08:30 - 09:20

Questions for discussion:
  • Which are the diagnostic criteria of idiopathic non-cirrhotic portal Hypertension?
    1. what is the difference between IPH and PSD
    2. what is NOT PSD
  • How to consider patients with a clinical scenario similar to an IPH patients (HIV, underlying Immunological disorder, …) with a liver biopsy with alterations observed in IPH but without any clinical sign of portal hypertension?
    1. screening for portal hypertension, portal vein thrombosis?
    2. are there any differences according to the underlying extra-hepatic condition?
    3. specific treatments?
  • What is the natural history of nodular regenerative hyperplasia, or of portal obliterative venopathy without portal hypertension at diagnosis?
    1. is it useful to make an early diagnosis in the absence of portal hypertension?