THE IMPACT OF THE SURGICAL DECISION IN THE CLINICAL EVOLUTION OF THE CIRRHOTIC PATIENT OPERATED FOR PORTAL HYPERTENSION (A REVIEW)

Authors

  • Vladimir Cazacov "Nicolae Testemitanu" State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Department of Surgery no 2
  • Eugeniu Darii "Nicolae Testemitanu" State University of Medicine and Pharmacy
  • Natalia Taran "Nicolae Testemitanu" State University of Medicine and Pharmacy
  • Nadejda Negarî "Nicolae Testemitanu" State University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Keywords:

Liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, surgical treatment

Abstract

Liver cirrhosis is one of the main causes of morbidity and mortality in Republic of Moldova. Therapeutical interventions targed to this pathological entity are multiple and they are used in different fields. Surgical treatment of portal hypertension, caused by liver cirrhosis, remains one of the most debatable problems in modern surgery. This article relates the impact of portal hypertension (HTP) surgery on the evolution of chronic liver disease (CLD), occurrence of postoperative complications, the management features of the surgically treated cirrhotic patients and reference elements of the benefits in terms of survival and disease-free interval.

 

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Published

2019-12-09

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REVIEW ARTICLES