A hepatic venous pressure gradient of more than 20 mm Hg 24 hours after a variceal hemorrhage predicts higher rates of bleeding and 1-year mortality.
What does HVPG stand for?
HVPG stands for Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient
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We have 2 other meanings of HVPG in our Acronym Attic
- Heavy Vehicle Parts Division (UAP Inc.; Canada)
- High Voltage Power Distribution Unit
- Halide Vapor Phase Epitaxy
- High-Voltage Paper Electrophoresis (biochemistry)
- Hydride Vapor Phase Epitaxy
- High Velocity Potato Flinger
- High-Volume Print Forming (EoPlex Technologies, Inc.)
- homogeneous polynomial vector field
- Human Vascular Permeability Factor
- Hushcloth Perforated Vinyl Faced
- High-Voltage Pulsed Galvanic Stimulation
- Hygiene and Veterinary Public Health Institute (Romania)
- Harmonisierter Verbraucherpreisindex (German: harmonized consumer price index)
- High Voltage Plasma Interaction
- Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute (New Paltz, NY)
- Huron Valley Printing and Imaging (Ann Arbor, MI)
- High Vapour Pressure Liquid (Standards Australia)
- Huron Valley Public Library (Flat Rock, MI)
- Hierarchical Virtual Private LAN (Local Area Network) Services
- Hanuman Vyayam Prasarak Mandal (est. 1914; India)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Transfemoral or transjugular liver biopsy and wedged hepatic venous pressure gradient measurement are the preferred methods of pathologic diagnosis of hepatic SOS.
Lecture 1 Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient, Biopsy or Both?