[Clinico-pathogenetic and pharmacotherapeutic aspects of portal hypertension in liver cirrhosis].Ter Arkh. 1989; 61(8):65-8.TA
The paper is concerned with the pathogenetic mechanisms of the main manifestations of portal hypertension in liver cirrhosis. The current approaches to pharmacotherapy of hemorrhages from the varicose veins of the esophagus and potential prevention of repeated hemorrhages are evaluated. Different variants of diuretic therapy for ascites are discussed.