[Hemorrhage in portal hypertension (author's transl)].MMW Munch Med Wochenschr. 1977 Sep 16; 119(37):1175-8.MM
The increasing number of toxic cirrhoses of the liver and their concomitant diseases demands differentiation in the choice of surgical technique in acute hemorrhage. The characteristics of the habitually orthostatic human circulation give some indications on the formation of varices. Experience offers new approaches to the prevention of reflux in the esophagus. Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the different types of bleeding in the acute hemorrhage of portal hypertension and intrahepatic block are discussed.