• studies
  • Laboratory testing to evaluate the etiology of portal hypertension (viral hepatitis panel, iron studies, alpha-1-antitrypsin, ceruloplasmin, and autoimmune markers including anti-nuclear antibody, immunoglobulin classes, smooth muscle antibodies, and antimitochondrial antibodies) was unremarkable. (gi.org)
  • Several studies have found that patients with portal hypertension develop increased blood flow to the stomach. (wikipedia.org)